Business Students Advance to Nationals

BPA nationalsMidway High School students are making BPA their business, and business is good! BPA is Business Professionals of America, the leading student organization for pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields.


This year, Midway students faced a regional competition that doubled in competitors with more than 350 kids competing, and yet impressively 50 of Midway’s 70 students advanced to the state competition. At state, 17 Midway High School students qualified for the national competition coming up in early May in Boston, Mass.


Front seated L to R:

Jay Bartz                              Payroll Accounting

LeCarmen Cubos              Graphic Design Promotion

Kiara Lozano                       Economic Research Team (1st in state)


Middle row L to R:

Paige Huggins                    Promotional Photography

Madeline Johnson           Virtual Multimedia and Promotion

Hannah Wang                    Basic Office Systems (1st in state)

Kassidy Buth                      Broadcast News Production Team

Jon Ly                                    Video Production Team (1st in state)

Nathan Allen                      Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications

Colby Janecka                    Mobile Applications

Christiana Kaul                  Economic Research Team (1st in state)


Back row L to R:

Matthew Rieger                  Video Production Team (1st in state)

Jordan Turner                    Digital Media (1st in state) and Broadcast News Production Team

Keaton Loudamy              Video Production Team (1st in state)

Nathan McBride               Video Production Team (1st in state)

Alex Waitley                       Entrepreneurship

Matt Shillinglaw                Broadcast News Production Team