Business Professionals of America

Welcome to the Lake Central BPA Chapter!

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Todd Iwema, LCHS Advisor
8400 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373
tiwema@lcscmail.com

National BPA Website
Indiana BPA Website

2022 BPA National Conference

BPA Deadlines and Documentation

MEMBERSHIP MEETING:  In Person - Wednesday, September 8, 2021
MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE:  September 29, 2021
CONTEST LIST DEADLINE:  September 29, 2021
PAYMENT DEADLINE:  September 29, 2021

DISTRICT TESTING DATES (LCHS):  TBA
DISTRICT CONFERENCE LOCATION:  KANKAKEE VALLEY HS

DISTRICT CONFERENCE DAY: 
TBA
STATE CONFERENCE LOCATION:  TBA - Indianapolis, IN 
STATE CONFERENCE DATES:
  TBA
NATIONAL CONFERENCE LOCATION: DALLAS, TX
NATIONAL CONFERENCE DATES:  May 4th - May 8th

Membership Form - Must Complete online form
2021-2022 Contest List - Must Complete online form

Contest Descriptions - Quick Version

Full Descriptions - Contest #100's
Full Descriptions - Contest #200's
Full Descriptions - Contest #300's
Full Descriptions - Contest #400's
Full Descriptions - Contest #500's
Full Descriptions - Contest Virtual

2019 BPA NLC

NATIONAL CHAMPION

MICHAEL BIANCARDI
VISUAL BASIC/C# NATIONAL CHAMPION
PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS NATIONAL CHAMPION

CARTER GOLDMAN
2ND PLACE - PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS
3RD PLACE - SQL DATABASE FUNDAMENTALS

JOSH CHEN
3RD PLACE - DIGITAL PUBLISHING

MARCUS ORCIUCH
5TH PLACE - VISUAL BASIC/C#
6TH PLACE - PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS

TYLER WOJCIECHOWSKI
7TH PLACE - JAVA PROGRAMMING

2018 NATIONAL PLACINGS

1ST - Zach Seliger (C++ Prog.)
1ST - Rachel Eder (Diagnostic Coding)
2ND - Mathew Matakovic (C++ Prog.)
3RD - Marcus Orciuch (Visual Basic Prog.)
3RD - Michael Biancardi (Comp. Prog.)
6TH - Michael Biancardi (Visual Basic Prog.)
9TH - Zach Seliger (Web Design)
10TH - Carter Goldman (Admin. Support)
10TH - Marcus Orciuch (Comp. Prog.)

2017 NATIONAL PLACINGS

2ND - Michael Biancardi (Visual Basic Prg.)
3RD - Mathew Matakovic (C++ Prg.)
3RD - Marcus Orciuch (Visual Basic Prg.)
3RD - Michael Biancardi (Comp. Prg.)
6TH - Marcus Orciuch (Comp. Prg.)
9TH - Makayla Sullivan (Presentation Mgmt)
10TH - Joe Jakubowicz (Fund. Spreadsheet)
10TH - Preston Petrie (Information Tech)

2016 NATIONAL PLACINGS

5TH - Marcus Orciuch (Visual Basic Prg.)
6TH - Mathew Matakovic (C++ Prg.)
10TH - Nathan Jackson (C++ Prg.)

2015 NATIONAL PLACINGS

1ST - Jay Chopra (Adv. Word Processing)
2ND - Team Biegel (Web Design Team)
6TH - Andrew Ring (C++ Prg.)
8TH - Jordan Buckmaster (C++ Prg.)

2014 NATIONAL PLACINGS

2ND - Brayden McCoy (Visual Basic Prg.)
3RD - Team Biegel (Web App Team)
6TH - Jay Chopra (Fund. Word Processing)
7TH - Arroj Mohammed (Medical Office)

2013 NATIONAL PLACINGS

2ND - Andrew Sytsma (Visual Basic Prg.)
10TH - Meri Dodevska (Fund. Word Processing)

2012 NATIONAL PLACING

1ST - Richard Wisniewski (JAVA Prg.)
2ND - Jake Kozel (Medical Off. Proc.)
3RD - Austin Bauer (Adv. Spreadsheet)
8TH - Katie Pino (Desktop Publishing)
9TH - Paul Lai (Medical Off. Proc.)

2011 NATIONAL PLACINGS

3RD - Cecelia Lai (Med. Office Proc.)
6TH - Steve Sarcinella (C++ Prg.)
6TH - Noah Sarkey (Fund. Acct.)
6TH - Steve Wagner (Int. Office App.)
7TH - Team King (Soft. Engineering)
8TH - Andrew Sytsma (Visual Basic Prg.)
10TH - Team Udaipurwala (Fin. Analyst)

2010 NATIONAL PLACINGS

3RD - Keegan Hernandez (C++ Prg.)
4TH - Michael Frick (JAVA Prg.)
5TH - Zach King (Int. Office Apps)
7TH - Richard Wisniewski (C++ Prg.)
7TH - Ryan Lelek (Web Design)
7TH - Michael Nalezny (Pres. Mgmt.)
8TH - Ryan Lelek (Inf. Technology)
8TH - Keertan Kini (Insurance Concepts)
9TH - Team Hernandez (Soft. Engineering)