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Wadena-Deer Creek BPA members who participated in the State Leadership Conference this past weekend were, front, from left: Austin Hendershot and Paige Hartman, who both qualified for the national conference; back row, from left: Marissa Jahnke, Brandee Bly, Elise Kallevig and Ashley Peters. Not pictured: Anna Kraemer.

BPA members participate at State Leadership Conference

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BPA members participate at State Leadership Conference
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Dana Pavek, WDC Schools

Seven members of the Wadena-Deer Creek chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) participated in the State Leadership Conference held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis on March 6 and 7, along with advisor Nancy Peterson.

The conference provided the students with the opportunity to compete in a variety of workplace skill assessments.

Wadena-Deer Creek students placed as follows: Paige Hartman, first place, Generals (Management, Marketing, Human Resources) and second place, Legal Office Procedures; Austin Hendershot, fourth place, Keyboarding Production; and Elise Kallevig, 14th place, Keyboarding Production.

Also participating and placing in the top 20 were: Brandee Bly, Interview; Marissa Jahnke, Fundamental Word Processing and Economic Research Team; and Ashley Peters and Anna Kraemer, Economic Research Team.

Paige Hartman and Austin Hendershot qualified for the National BPA Leadership Conference to be held April 30 through May 3 in Indianapolis.