Campus News

BPA Conference 2013


Minnesota West students from the Jackson and Granite Falls campuses participated in the Minnesota Business Professionals of America College Division held at South Central College John Votca Conference Center, Mankato, MN on Feb 21-23, 2013.

Results on BPA Leadership conference

- Jackson Campus Chapter won the Model Chapter award for the 3rd straight year.

- Five students will go on to represent Minnesota West at the Business Professionals of America Nationals.
- Minnesota West students brought home 45 places in the top 20.  

Anne Freeman

1st place Basic Office Systems
2nd place Banking & Finance
3rd place Advanced Word Processing Skills
5th place Keyboarding

Chris Hopper

9th place Computer Security
19th place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting

Tim Huset

7th place Computerized Accounting
8th place Fundamental Desktop Publishing
11th place Information Technology Concepts
13th place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting

Sam Olson

8th place Computer Network Technology
2nd place Systems Administration using Cisco
3rd place Network Administration Using Microsoft
3rd place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting
5th place Computer Security
2nd place Information Technology Concepts
4th place Programming Concepts    

Justin Pederson

5th place Computer Network Technology
3rd place Systems Administration using Cisco
9th place Information Technology Concepts

Andrew Rossow    

5th place Systems Administration using Cisco    
12th place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting
5th place Information Technology Concepts

Mike Schowalter

15th place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting

Deb Schwager

1st place Administrative Support Concepts
2nd place Insurance Concepts        
1st place MGMT/MKTG/HR        
1st place Parliamentary Procedure Concepts        
1st place Business Meeting Management        
2nd place Advanced Interview Skills    
3rd place Human Resource Management

Stan Sebring

Statesman Torch Award
11th place Computer Security

Scott Swenson  
17th place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting

Anthony Thiessen

10th place Information Technology Concepts
6th place PC Servicing & Troubleshooting    
8th place Computer Security

Bridget Thiessen

11th place Insurance Concepts
2nd place Prepared Speech    
3rd place Keyboarding/ Speed Performance    
1st place Trading Pin    

Todd VanHeuvelen

Statesman Torch Award
8th place Project Management Concepts

Anthony VonOhlen

5th place Computer Network Technology    
10th place Computer Security