Five Eastland Career Center students will advance to the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Competition in Dallas, TX, after they placed first or second in the BPA State Competition recently.
The school’s computer animation team won the state championship, while another student placed second in the computer modeling contest.
Students advancing to the national competition include:
- Cassandra Copeland (Groveport Madison), computer modeling;
- Robert Cumbrerlander (Groveport Madison), computer animation team;
- Cydney Dorsey (Millersport), computer animation team;
- Preston Ewing (Fairfield Union), computer animation team;
- Samuel Hartman (Fairfield Union), computer animation team.
BPA is the leading Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. The Ohio Association is the second largest state association within BPA with approximately 7,200 secondary and postsecondary members.