Gateway tech students take national honors

June 25, 2013

From “Several Gateway Technical College students take honors” — Seven Gateway Technical College students captured honors at the national leadership conference of the Business Professionals of America held May 8-12 in Orlando, Fla.

Gateway Technical College students took first through third place in the following categories, competing against students from across the United States:

  • First place: Web Design Team: Kasey Knudson, Kelly Kendra and Nicole Rugen.
  • First place: Financial Math and Analysis: Mark Short.
  • Second place: Presentation Management Team: Elizabeth Klinzing, Holly Anderson and Magan Lawrence.

Rugen also placed fourth in Graphic Design Promotion, Short placed sixth in Insurance Concepts and Klinzing took 10th in Interview Skills.

Students were judged by industry professionals who are able to also share their expertise with students.

BPA is the national career/technical student organization for students preparing for careers in the business field.


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