Business Professionals of America
Description of activity: Organization that promotes leadership and success in business. BPA prepares students for the business workforce by building leadership, professionalism, poise, dependability, patriotism and competency in its members.
Meeting site: Second Floor Forum, A141, A145
Competitions: Fall Leadership University: October; Regional Competitions: January; State Competitions: March, Nationals: May.
Eligibility requirements: Open to all students enrolled in a business class or those who are interested in a business or IT career and who meet the Wayzata Public Schools Extra-Curricular Eligibility Requirements.
Average number of members: 90
Costs and/or needed equipment: Participation fee is $90 to cover costs for Activities Office, State and National dues.
Awards criteria & type of awards: Competition awards. Lettering requirements will be determined by advisor.
Student leadership: Officers selected by BPA members.