Business Professionals of America students soar at regional competition

All the students are advancing to the state competition in March.

Rows of students smiling before a competition.
Twenty-five students from Wadena-Deer Creek's Business Professionals of America competed at a regional competition in January 2022. All are advancing to the state competition in March.
Contributed / WDC Business Professionals of America

WADENA — Wadena-Deer Creek students in Business Professionals of America (BPA) had a great turnout at the Regional Competition on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at Park Rapids High School.

"With months of practice, all 25 students qualified for the State Competition on March 10-12 in Minneapolis," stated Mr. Haustveit, WDC Business/Marketing instructor and BPA advisor. "With all of the state qualifiers, we also had 13 Region Champions."


Fundamentals of Web Design
1st: Adam Plautz
2nd: KatieRae Fiemeyer
3rd: Ean Nemeth
4th: Tayton Lehmann

Python Programming
1st: Blade Ehrmantraut

Linux Programming
1st: Blade Ehrmantraut


Medical Billing
1st: Hannah Plautz
2nd: Kelly Muckala
3rd: Anna Osberg

2nd: Lauryn Gravelle
3rd: Grace Gallant
4th: Ellie Hale
5th: Kelanie Oldakowski

1st: McKayla Varela
2nd: Hannah Plautz
3rd: Nate Heppner
4th: Dakota Olson
5th: Katrina Moench

Legal Office
1st: Haylee Dickey

Business Law
3rd: Anna Guo
5th: McKayla Varela

1st: Anna Guo

Medical Office Procedures
1st. Ellie Hale
4th: Lauryn Gravelle

Cyber Security
1st: James Schlag
2nd: Adam Plautz


PC Service/Troubleshooting
4th: James Schlag

Fundamental Word Processing
1st: Jenny Varela
4th: Megan Hamelau

Advanced Desktop Publishing
1st: Grace Gallant
2nd: Jadyn Larson
3rd: KatieRae Fiemeyer

Podcast Production
1st: Bjorn Brunsberg, Maddy Gallant

Digital Media Production
1st: Bjorn Brunsberg

Banking and Finance
3rd: Ean Nemeth
5th: Suzanna Sneeden

Personal Finance
5th: Suzanna Sneeden

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