May 17, 2013
MIDLAND, MI – Northwood University Business Professionals of America (BPA) students competed at the National Leadership Conference held in Orlando, FL, on May 8-12, 2013.
Northwood competed against nearly 5,000 students from 25 states and 92 universities. Northwood’s BPA group sent 15 students to this national competition.
2013 BPA State Leadership Conference Winners:
Advanced Interview Skills–Chelsea Shartle, a junior from Adrian—3rd place
Business Meeting Management-Mallory Condon, a sophomore from Hillsdale-6th place
Database Application–Joshua Elliott, a freshman from Sault Ste. Marie–3rd place
Financial Math and Analysis–Michael Moore, a junior from Lapeer–8th place; Robert Hellebuyck, a junior from Allenton–29th place
Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications–Kevin Schaub, a freshman from Suttons Bay–1st place; Terrence Green, a sophomore from Hesperia–4th place
Global Marketing Team–Haley Chartier, a freshman from Macomb; Robin Bliss, a freshman from Macomb–Group 3rd place
Insurance Concepts (Open)–Kenneth Przekara, a sophomore from Clinton Township–31st place
Legal Office Procedures–Emily Bryant, a junior from Shepherd–6th place
Additional Northwood Competitors:
College Accounting–Tyler Harris, a freshman from Sebewaing; Chessie Murringer, a senior from Marquette
Managerial Accounting–Chessie Murringer
Small Business Management Team–Nick Kauffman, a freshman from Hemlock; Travis Richard, a sophomore from Freeland
Julie Felske, executive director of Alumni Relations, and Professor David Sanford are advisors to the group.
ABOUT NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY
Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.
Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.