Congratulations to members of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) student organization who represented College of Western Idaho (CWI) at the 2023 BPA National Leadership Conference (NLC) on April 26 – 30 in Anaheim, California.
Eleven students from CWI competed in computer science and business events and brought home 36 top-ten medals, four first-place, five second-place, and four third-place plaques.
2023 CWI BPA NLC competitors
Roger Johnston — Prepared Speech
Roger Johnston — Information Technology Concepts – Open
William Young — Server Administration Using Microsoft
Spencer McConnell — Linux Operating System Fundamentals
Bryson Bailey — Financial Math & Analysis Concepts – Open
William Young — Device Configure and Troubleshooting – IT Specialist Device Configuration and Management
Cameron James — Computer Security – IT Specialist Network Security
Stanley Ward & Sarah Ives — Network Design Team
Roger Johnston — Digital Communication & Design Concepts – Open
Bryson Bailey — Personal Financial Management
Sarah Ives — Computer Network Technology - IT Specialist Networking
Baiden Jones — Server Administration Using Microsoft
Roger Johnston — Computer Programming Concepts – Open
In addition to the competition, students who participated in BPA at the College were able to meet people from all over the country, network with potential future employers, and compete against some of the best students in their fields.