TKHS student Gavin Denman also is serving as a state officer this year and was an important part of the BPA state virtual conference. He will also be attending the virtual national conference as a voting delegate.
Business Professionals of America was started in 1966 and today helps provide high school students with opportunities to learn and compete in a variety of business-related areas. The Workplace Skill Assessment Program provides students to demonstrate workplace skills in more than 90 categories under six assessment areas of finance, business administration, management information systems, digital communication and design, management, marketing and communication, and health administration.
The organization has more than 45,000 members in 1,800 chapters across the United States. The BPA website states the mission of the organization is "To develop and empower student leaders to discover their passion and change the world by creating unmatched opportunities in learning, professional growth and service."
TKHS teacher Keith Hamming is the BPA coach.