News Release

Business Professionals of America competition coming to LCSC

LEWISTON, Idaho - On Friday, January 24, Lewis-Clark State College’s Business Technology and Service Division will host 239 high school students for regional competition in Business Professionals of America (BPA), a student organization formed to enhance business and leadership skills.

The competition takes place from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at LCSC.  Students will be representing 13 schools from Region II: Lewiston, Moscow, Grangeville, Kendrick, Prairie, Highland-Craigmont, Nezperce, Lapwai, Clearwater Valley, Potlatch, Troy, Salmon River, and Genesee.  The student competition will be using classrooms in the Administration Building, Sam Glenn Complex, Thomas Jefferson Hall, the Student Union Building, and Activity Center West.

The students must place first, second, or third in their selected events in order to qualify for the state competition in Boise in March.  At the state level they compete against students from across Idaho to qualify for the national competition in Indianapolis.  Students compete in a variety of events from five different categories: Finance; Business Administration; Management Information Systems; Digital Communication & Design; and Management, Marketing & Communication. All of these events are aimed at helping students excel in their chosen field.

The students will be judged by qualified community members who are volunteering their time to help promote student achievement.

For more information about the competition please contact Lynn Mathers, Chair of Business Technology and Service, at 208.792.2466 or [email protected]

For more information about BPA, visit BPA.