Whitehouse Independent School District

Outstanding Business Students are Participating in the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference

Ten Whitehouse High School chapter members have joined over 2,700 other conference delegates from across the state to participate in state level business skill competitions, general sessions, and the state officer candidate campaigns and elections.  Besides having the opportunity to excel, they’ll experience Dallas as they visit the city’s exciting sites.

“Students from the Texas Association’s Regional Leadership Conference have qualified to participate at the state level conference.  The conference emphasizes business workforce education and training which members of the local chapter of Business Professionals of America at Whitehouse High School have received,” said chapter advisor, Laura Chabarria, who teaches Principles of Business, Business Law, Business Information Management I and Money Matters. 

Students that received medals and recognition at the Regional Leadership Conference are listed below:

State Qualifiers:

 Brooke Bogenschutz - Fundamental Word Processing - 2nd Place

Administrative Support Team - 1st Place

David Chabarria - Administrative Support Team - 1st Place

Diplomat Torch Award

Statesman Torch Award (to be received at the State Leadership Conference)

Madison Chennault - Administrative Support Team - 1st Place

Jordan Lee - Administrative Support Team - 1st Place

James Nipp - Database Applications - 1st Place

Sarah Noor - Fundamental Accounting - 1st Place

Samantha Pan - Administrative Support Team - 1st Place

Medical Office Procedures 1st Place

Gabrielle Veillon - Advanced Interview Skills - 2nd Place

Diplomat Torch Award

Statesman Torch Award (to be received at the State Leadership Conference)

Rebecca Weathers - Integrated Office Applications - 3rd Place

Bonnie Goodwin - Diplomat Torch Award

Statesman Torch Award (to be received at the State Leadership Conference)

 

State Alternates:

Sydney Regan - Banking & Finance - 5th place

Global Marketing Team - 4th place: Lexi Moore, Shelby Smith, Omama Querishi

 

Open Events Awards Received:

Arbab Ahmed - Management, Marketing & Human Recourses - 5th place

Sarah Noor - Financial Math - 2nd Place

Personal Finance Management - Sarah Noor 1st place, Arbab Ahmed - 5th place

Additional BPA Advisors are Leah Stanley who teaches Digital Interactive Media and Business Information Management I and Linda Newton who teaches Business Information Management II and Professional Communications.

Business Professionals of America is a national organization for middle school, high school, and college students preparing for careers in business and office occupations.  The organization’s activities and programs complement classroom instruction by giving students practical experience through application of the skills learned at school.  Business Professionals of America acts as a cohesive agent in the nationwide networking of education and business and industry, and is contributing to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.

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