Floresville High School

Character - Knowledge - Confidence

BPA Advances to State

FHS BPA students competed at the BPA State Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas this past week. All of the 12 students excelled and are to be congratulated for their representation of FHS. Nine students in five events advanced as State Finalists and were recognized on the awards ceremony stage. Of those nine students, two students advanced to the National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida in May, taking 1st in the State of Texas in Human Resource Management and Prepared Speech. Congratulations to Jamie Kortum and Albert Saenz for this outstanding accomplishment.
 
Teams and individuals participating and placing at the competition are as follows:
 
Human Resource Management – State Finalist, National Qualifier, 1st place
Jamie Kortum
 
Prepared Speech – State Finalist, National Qualifier, 1st place
Albert Saenz
 
Advanced Interview Skills – State Finalist and National Alternate, 8th place
Kurtis Quillin
 
Broadcast News Production Team – State Finalist and National Alternates, 8th place
Katy Eaton
Kurtis Quillin
Albert Saenz
Barrett Smith
 
Small Business Management Team – State Finalist and National Alternates, 8th place
Kali Ascencio
Emma Woodlee
 
Entrepreneurship - National Alternate, 9th place
Caitlyn May
 
Presentation Management Individual - National Alternate, 9th place
Felisha Fraga
 
Banking & Finance
Emma Woodlee
 
Statesman Torch Award recipients
Kaitlyn Eberhardt
Caitlyn May
Albert Saenz
Katie Smith
 
Texas Merit Scholar
Albert Saenz – 2nd highest score of 297 participating students, received recognition/achievement Plaque
 
Other Open Events Participation:
 
Administrative Support Concepts
Kaitlyn Eberhardt – 10th place out of 395 participating students
Brittany Gonzales – top half out of 395 participants
 
Business Meetings Management
Kaitlyn Eberhardt – top quarter out of 355 participants
Brittany Gonzales – top half out of 355 participants
 
Insurance Concepts
Brittany Gonzales
 
Management, Marketing, Human Resources
Kaitlyn Eberhardt – top quarter out of 296 participating students
Brittney Gonzales – top half out of 296 participating students
 
Parliamentary Procedure Concepts
Brittney Gonzales
 
Texas Merit Scholar
Brittney Gonzales – top third out of 297 students