Friday, April 16, 2021

MCC students excel at BPA State Leadership Conference


Four Montcalm Community College (MCC) students earned high honors during the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference, which was held virtually in March, and qualified to attend national competition in May.

Kasondra Triggs placed second in three categories including Administrative Support Concepts, College Payroll Accounting and Financial Math & Analysis Concepts; and earned fourth place in College Accounting. Morgan Mason placed first in Graphic Design Promotion; he earned fourth place in three categories including Digital Marketing Concepts, Management, Marketing and Human Resources Concepts and Parliamentary Procedures Concepts; and fifth in two categories including Computer Programming Concepts and Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications. Alison Skogseth placed second in Parliamentary Procedures Concepts; third in Presentation Management Team; and fourth in Ethics & Professionalism. Lindsey Olger placed second in Graphic Design Promotion; and third in two categories including Fundamental Desktop Publishing and Presentation Management Team.

MCC’s Computer Information Systems (CIS) Lab Coordinator Kristen Diehl and Business Instructor Bill Bishop, serve as BPA Club advisors.

BPA is the leading Career and Technical Student Organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields.