KHS Students Compete at BPA National Leadership Conference

Posted on May 10, 2022

Students pictured are (L to R): Sam Chen, Nate Compton, Kira Ray, and Emma Mulligan

Last week, students from Kenton High School participated in the BPA (Business Professionals of America) National Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Nate Compton placed 7th in Python Programming earning a medallion and a spot in the top 10. He also earned 7 industry recognized certifications for such things as Python Programming, Adobe Photoshop, IT Fundamentals, and Game Design Fundamentals.

Emma Mulligan competed in Legal Office Procedures. She did not place in the top ten, but did finish in the top 50%. She also earned certification in Business Law, Professional Communication, and IT Specialist in Network Security.

Sam Chen worked as a BPA volunteer helping with the awards program setup. He also earned certifications in Computer Systems and Computer Programming in Python.

Kira Ray worked as a BPA volunteer helping with the awards program setup. She also earned certifications in Marketing, Business Management, Business Communication, and Entrepreneurship.

KHS teachers Justin Rigsby and Joe Funkhouser chaperoned the KHS students and volunteered in the Certiport Certification Lab.

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