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BPA students qualify for state competition

Park Rapids Business Professionals of America students have qualified for state competition in March. Front, from left, Lydia Christensen, Taylor Harvey, Abbey Kisner, Kellsey Clark, Riley Kimball and Vanessa Kangas. Middle, from left, Spencer Adolphson, Katy Spears, Lisha Guisinger, Emily Eystad, Megan Sullivan, Kendra Anderson, Rachel Palmer and Jeff Dickinson. Back, from left, Calvin Bateman, Bailee Hoffard, Scott Petersen, Jackson Kimball and Brandon Johnson.

Several Park Rapids Business Professionals of America students qualified for state competition at the region contest Wednesday, Jan. 26.

The state competition will be March 6-8 in Minneapolis.

Here are the results from Wednesday’s competition:

State qualifiers - 1st place

Spencer Adolphson, Extemporaneous Speech

Scottie Petersen, Fundamental Spreadsheet

Rachel Palmer, Interview Skills

Lydia Christensen, Graphic Design

Abbey Kisner, Administrative Support Research

Vanessa Kangas, Human Resources Management

Jeff Dickinson, C++ Programming

Calvin Bateman and Bailee Hoffard, Video Production Team

Brandon Johnson, Jackson Kimball and Scottie Petersen, Financial Analyst Team

Megan Sullivan, Emily Eystad & Kendra Anderson, Broadcast News Team

State qualifiers - 2nd place

Calvin Bateman, Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications

Spencer Adolphson, Advanced Interview Skills

Riley Kimball, Human Resources Management

Lydia Christensen, Prepared Speech

Abbey Kisner, Legal Office Procedures

State qualifiers - 3rd place

Vanessa Kangas, Fundamental Word Processing

Katy Spears, Extemporaneous Speech

Taylor Harvey, Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications

State qualifiers - 4th place

Kendra Anderson, Legal Office Procedures

Bailee Hoffard, Keyboarding

State qualifiers – 5th place

Jeff Dickinson, PC Servicing & Troubleshooting

Emily Eystad, Medical Office Procedures