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14 CSISD business students headed to nationals

14 CSISD business students headed to nationals
Posted on 04/05/2021
BPA National Qualifiers

A total of 14 business students from A&M Consolidated and College Station High Schools recently advanced to the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Virtual National Leadership Conference by placing in the state contest.

Three students also placed in the top six in one or more open events.  Students are given an exam for the open events and any and all students can participate.  There is no advancement to state in the open events category.

AMCHS students Pravalika Manchi and Rebecca Kumar earned coveted “Statesman Awards” by accumulating 50 points in each of seven service categories.

In addition, 10 students are alternates should a qualifier not be able to attend.  

National Qualifiers

  • Kathy Ding, CSHS - 1st Place Advanced Systems and Procedures
  • Emma Finke, CSHS - 2nd Place Business Law & Ethics
  • Demi Hu, CSHS - 1st Place Computer Modeling
  • Areeba Momin, CSHS - 9th Place Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
  • Justin Park, CSHS - 1st Place Payroll Accounting
  • Boya Shi, CSHS - 1st Place Prepared Speech
  • Surya Sunkari, CSHS - 7th Place Java Programming
  • Insha Umatiya, AMCHS - 6th Place Health Administration Procedures
  • Sophia Wu, AMCHS - 3rd place C++ Programming
  • Ruth Yao, CSHS - 7th Place Advanced Office Systems and Procedures
  • AMCHS Administrative Support Team - 9th Place (Madhu Kannan, Rachel Kumar, Rebecca Kumnar, Abby Wilson)

National Alternates

  • Jessica Fisher, AMCHS - Database Applications
  • Alina Maknojia, AMCHS - Personal Financial Management
  • Pravalika Manchi, AMCHS - Advanced Accounting
  • Danielle Payn, CSHS - Advanced Interview Skills
  • AMCHS Website Design Team (Alina Maknojia, Aliza Maknojia, Raisa Prasla) 
  • CSHS Financial Analyst Team (Shawn Gao, Siena Healy, Derek Pham)

Open Events

  • Forest Wu, AMCHS - 3rd place Financial Math & Analysis Concepts
  • Raisa Prasla, AMCHS - 3rd place Business Meeting Management Concepts
  • JiaWei Zhang, AMCHS - 5th place Project Management Concepts

Advisors for BPA are Chenicka Brooks, Terri Casto, Kathy Fisher, Dennis Rhodes and Dianne Rister.


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