MEDIA ADVISORY – CWI will be sending 10 students to compete at the 2013 Business Professionals of America national competition thanks to a strong showing at the 45th-Annual State Leadership Conference last Friday (March 1) at Ada County Center. CWI captured individual titles in eight events to go along with four runner-up finishes, and six third-place honors.
In addition to an outstanding competition, CWI also celebrated a personal achievement for student Melissa Bausch. Bausch, who is the current CWI chapter president, was elected to serve as 2013-14 Idaho State BPA Secretary. She is the first CWI student to be elected to the Idaho State BPA Officer Team.
Next up for CWI’s 10 national qualifiers is a trip to Orlando, Fla., May 8-12, to compete in the BPA National Leadership Conference.
Daniel Collins – PC Servicing & Troubleshooting; Computer Network Technology; Network Administration Using Microsoft
Aleana Hernandez – Integrated Office Apps; Fundamental Word Processing Skills; Administrative Support Team
Beth Rausch –Administrative Support Team
Laura Sprague –Payroll Accounting
Tim Wall –Banking and Finance
Melissa Bausch –Administrative Support Team
Beth Rausch – College Accounting
Erin Slaughter – Computer Network Technology; Network Administration Using Microsoft
Tim Wall - Spreadsheet Apps
John Otto – Computer Network Technology; Network Administration Using Microsoft
Jaci Seever – Keyboarding Production; College Accounting
Melissa Bausch – Fundamental Word Processing Skills; Advanced Office Systems and Procedures
Other National Qualifiers
Beth Rausch –Keyboarding Production
Tim Wall - Financial Math & Analysis; Administrative Support Concepts
Niki Ynigez – Advanced Spreadsheet Apps; Fundamental Word Processing Skills
The College of Western Idaho is a public, open-access, and comprehensive community college committed to providing affordable access to quality teaching and learning opportunities to the residents of its service area in western Idaho. CWI has seven campus locations throughout Southwest Idaho providing higher education and 21st Century technical skills acquisition. The college is dedicated to improving the community’s economic well-being by responding with highly-educated and productive graduates. The foundation for the area’s only community college was created by a supermajority of voters in Ada and Canyon counties on May 22, 2007. For more information about the college, visit cwi.edu or call (208) 562-3000.