MEDIA ADVISORY - College of Western Idaho (CWI) sent 10 students to Orlando, Fla., May 8-12, to take part in the 2013 Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference. The students returned home with plenty to be proud of, as the group enjoyed success in several of their individual competitions. In total, the College took home 18 national awards including third-place trophies in four different events.
Leading the way for CWI was Tim Wall, who earned third-place finishes in Project Management Concepts and Administrative Support Concepts. He also captured top-10 honors in Banking and Finance, Video Production Team, and Management, Marketing, and Human Resources to round out the weekend.
Joining Wall with third-place awards was Aleana Hernandez, Melissa Bausch, and Beth Rausch. Hernandez placed third in Integrated Office Applications, while also teaming up with Bausch and Rausch for a third-place finish in Administrative Support Team.
Aleana Hernandez – Integrated Office Applications
– Administrative Support Team
Melissa Bausch – Administrative Support Team
Beth Rausch – Administrative Support Team
Tim Wall – Project Management Concepts
– Administrative Support Concepts
Other Top 10 Finishes
Melissa Bausch – Advanced Office Systems and Procedures
Daniel Collins – Computer Network Technology
– Systems Administration using Cisco
– Network Administration using Microsoft
Matthew Comisac – Management, Marketing and Human Resources
– Video Production Team
John Otto – Web Design Team
– Advanced Desktop Publishing
Beth Rausch – Keyboarding Production
Tim Wall – Banking and Finance
– Video Production Team
– Management, Marketing and Human Resources
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About the College of Western Idaho:
The College of Western Idaho is a comprehensive community college fostering student development academically, as well as occupationally. 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, visit cwi.edu or call (208) 562-3000.
About Business Professionals of America:
Business Professionals of America is the leading Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. Students, advisors and guests from throughout the United States participated in Business Professionals of America’s 47th National Leadership Conference. For more information visit http://www.bpa.org.