CWI BPA Team Wins Big at State Competition

March 17, 2017

College of Western Idaho (CWI) had a successful 2017 Idaho Business Professionals of America (BPA) Leadership Conference, March 4, earning 40 top-five finishes, topping last year’s total. Twenty-one CWI students received awards, with 20 now qualified to compete at the BPA national competition. CWI students excelled in a number of accounting, business, and information technology competitions. The college took home three awards in Banking and Finance, one in Basic Office Procedures, one in College Accounting, seven in Computer Network Security, one in Computer Network Technology, two in Computer Networking, one in Computer Security, three in Contemporary Issues, one, Desktop Publishing, three in Excel, one in Fundamental Word, two in Intermediate Word, five in Network Administration using Microsoft, three in Payroll, one in PC Servicing and Repair, two in PC Servicing and Troubleshooting, and three in Systems Administration using CISCO.

CWI BPA Award Winners:

Kristin Burbidge               
                Intermediate Word – Second
                Excel – Fourth
                Destop Publishing - Second

Kayla Young       
                College Accounting – First
                Excel - Third

Pam Roemer     
                Payroll – First
                Banking and Finance – First
                Intermediate Word - First

Micahel Morrison           
                Payroll – Fifth
                Banking and Finance - Third

Laura Bagley      
                Fundamental Word – Second
                Basic Office Procedures - Fifth

Charity Ader      
                Contemporary Issues - Third

C'line Duff          
                Contemporary Issues - First

Yvette Bley        
                Excel - Fifth

Michael Cruz     
                Contemporary Issues - Second

Evan Lewis         
                Payroll – Second
                Banking and Finance - Second

Tony Velasco    
                PC servicing and Troubleshooting – Third
                Computer Security - Fifth

Travis Clemmens
                Computer Networking Security - Third

David Cahoon   
                Computer Network Security – First
                Network Admin using Microsoft – Third
                Systems Admin using CISCO - Second

Brian Law            
                PC servicing and Troubleshooting – Fifth
                Network Admin using Microsoft – Fourth
                Systems Admin using CISCO - Third

Wade Peterson
                Computer Networking – Fourth
                Systems Admin using CISCO - First

Gina Marie Skeen           
                Network Admin using Microsoft – Fifth
                Computer Network Security - Fourth