Career and Technical Education Center

CTEC BPA Wins 6 National Qualifying Spots

Mar 15, 2016

Over 3,000 students competed at the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Corpus Christie on March 3-5, 2016.  Members of the CTE Center BPA performed well and came back with the following awards:

  • Leif Matlack - 4th in Computer Network Technology (National Qualifier)
  • Shawn Kennedy - 1st in Systems Administration Using Cisco (National Qualifier)

  • Nick Lovan - 1st in Network Administration Using Microsoft (National Qualifier)

  • Michael Chen - 3rd Computer Security (National Qualifier)

  • Harsh Ramesh, Nikhil Gupta, Leif Matlack, and Michael Chen - 2nd in Network Design Team (National Qualifier)

  • Luke McGuire - 2nd in PC Servicing and Troubleshooting (National Qualifier)


The National Qualifiers will go on to compete at the National Leadership Conference in Boston, MA May 5-9, 2016 along with thousands of other students from across the country.  These students gather to compete, showcase their business skills and develop their leadership skills.

The National Leadership Conference is the culmination of the BPA year filled with hard work and dedication put into competitions, Torch Awards, leadership development, service and more!  

The CTE Center BPA team is coached by Mr. Kip Bledsoe and Mr. Gerald Page.