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WDC's BPA members qualify for state

Wadena-Deer Creek BPA students who participated in Region 6 contest recently included, front row, from left: Matthew Quincer, Brandee Bly and Austin Hendershot; back row, from left: Jessica Langer, Marissa Jahnke, Elise Kallevig, Anna Kraemer, Ashley Peters, Paige Hartman, and Nancy Peterson, BPA advisor.

Wadena-Deer Creek's chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) had nine members participate in the Region 6 contest, Jan. 29 at the Detroit Lakes M State campus.

WDC had seven students who have qualified for the state competition: Brandee Bly, Paige Hartman, Austin Hendershot, Marissa Jahnke, Elisa Kallevig, Anna Kraemer and Ashley Peters. The state competition will be held in Minneapolis from March 6-8. WDC Business/Marketing instructor Nancy Peterson serves as BPA advisor.

*indicates state qualifier

Brandee Bly* Interview Skills 2nd place

Extemporaneous Speech 4th

Paige Hartman** Legal Office Procedures 1st

Advanced Office Systems 1st

Austin Hendershot* Keyboarding Production 1st

Marissa Jahnke** Economic Research Team 1st

Fundamental Word Processing 1st

Elise Kallevig* Keyboarding Production 3rd

Anna Kraemer* Economic Research Team 1st

Fundamental Word Processing 6th

Jessica Langer Advanced Interview Skills 6th

Ashley Peters* Economic Research Team 1st

Matthew Quincer Keyboarding Production 11th