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“Knox County Career Center Students Qualify for Business Professionals of America State Champion”

Mount Vernon, OH – Knox County Career Center students competed in the Business
Professionals of America (BPA) Region IV competition at the end of January.
KCCC students in the Computer Network Technology (CNT), CollegeU-Business
(CLGU), Digital Media and Software Development (DMSD), and Pre-Professional Mentorship
(PPM) programs competed against students from Delaware Hayes High School, Delaware Area
Career Center, Highland High School, and Tri-Rivers Career Center.
BPA is a career technical student organization that allows students to compete in various
competitions in the areas of Finance, Business Administration, Management Information
Systems, Digital Communications and Design, Management, Marketing and Communications,
and Health Administration.
On Friday, February 3rd, BPA State Qualifiers in Region IV were announced. KCCC had
33 students qualify for state in 28 events. The BPA State competition will be held on March 9th
& 10th in Columbus.
Keyara Murphy, BPA Region IV Director, said, “The students did a great job competing in
the BPA Region IV competition. All students prepared in different ways; reviewed resources for
tests, and created projects using specific software. All contests were scored by a professional
from the content area. Students apply and improve life skills through these competitions.”

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