Six SHS students qualify for state BPA


Regional BPA placers, from left, are Alexis Bergman, Olivia Bergman, Madison Walters, Madison Stout, Samantha Taylor, Cole Mortemore, Bruce Vidak, Brady Lemons, Alexia Westhoven, Mason Sullivan, Xavier Wiemken, Ean Comstock and Noah Reiter.

Regional BPA placers, from left, are Alexis Bergman, Olivia Bergman, Madison Walters, Madison Stout, Samantha Taylor, Cole Mortemore, Bruce Vidak, Brady Lemons, Alexia Westhoven, Mason Sullivan, Xavier Wiemken, Ean Comstock and Noah Reiter.


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Brady Lemons, Madison Walters, Ean Comstock, Xavier Wiemken, Bruce Vidak and Mason Sullivan will be competing at the Ohio State Business and Professionals of America contest March 12-13 for a chance to represent the state of Ohio at the national level this spring in Washington DC.

Swanton High School Accounting students took part in the Regional Business Professionals of America accounting competition in December. The students this year dominated the region by capturing 17 awards, including the six State BPA qualifiers.

Lemons was regional champion in Personal Financial Management, Wiemken was regional champion in Advanced Accounting and fifth in Financial Math and Analysis, Vidak was regional runner-up in Financial Managment and third in Financial Math and Analysis, Comstock was regional runner-up in Advanced Accounting and sixth in Personal Financial Management, Walters was third in Payroll Accounting, and Sullivan was third in Advanced Accounting.

Other placers at the regional tournament were Alexis Bergman, fourth place in Advanced Accounting and fifth in Financial Math and Analysis; Olivia Bergman, fourth place in Payroll Accounting; Madison Stout, sixth place, Payroll Accounting; Samantha Taylor, fourth place, Financial Math and Analysis; Cole Mortemore, fifth place in Personal Finanacial Management, Alexia Westhoven, fifth place in Payroll Accounting; Noah Reiter, sixth place in Personal Financial Management.

Swanton accounting students are in a two year program funded through Penta Career Center and are receiving college accounting credits through the College Credit Plus Option.

Regional BPA placers, from left, are Alexis Bergman, Olivia Bergman, Madison Walters, Madison Stout, Samantha Taylor, Cole Mortemore, Bruce Vidak, Brady Lemons, Alexia Westhoven, Mason Sullivan, Xavier Wiemken, Ean Comstock and Noah Reiter.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2020/02/web1_Regional-BPA-2019-1.jpgRegional BPA placers, from left, are Alexis Bergman, Olivia Bergman, Madison Walters, Madison Stout, Samantha Taylor, Cole Mortemore, Bruce Vidak, Brady Lemons, Alexia Westhoven, Mason Sullivan, Xavier Wiemken, Ean Comstock and Noah Reiter. Submitted photo