Nampa BPA Students Headed to Nationals

Fifteen Nampa students qualified for the Business Professionals of America national competition to be held in Anaheim, California, in May by placing tops at the state BPA conference held at Boise State University March 9. The students are from Columbia, Nampa and Skyview high schools.


More than 1,300 students from across Idaho competed at the state conference, where Nampa High’s Ashley Massengale was elected as the 2019-2020 State BPA president.


Heading to Nationals


Tripp Pugmire – Entrepreneurship (3rd), Columbia

Carissa Chandler – Global Marketing Team (1st), Skyview

Kimberly Roberts – Global Marketing Team (1st), Skyview

Dylan Yunt – Global Marketing Team (1st), Nampa

Declan Smith – Global Marketing Team (1st), Nampa

Gavin Edde – Computer Animation Team (1st) and Computer Modeling (1st), Skyview

Wade Kindberg – Computer Animation Team (1st) and Computer Modeling (2nd), Columbia

Adrian Kindberg – Computer Animation Team (1st), Columbia

Ashley Massengale – Medical Office Procedures (1st) and Advanced Office Systems and Procedures (5th), Nampa

Ashley Dabb – Digital Publishing (3rd), Skyview

Morgan Schulz – Fundamental Accounting (2nd), Skyview

Grace Johnson – Payroll Accounting (4th), Nampa

Nicole Zhang – Payroll Accounting (5th), Nampa

Edgar Jimenez – ICD-10-CM Diagnostic Coding (3rd), Skyview

Nicole Butterfield – Fundamentals of Web Design (5th), Skyview


Statesman Torch Award Winners


Ashley Dabb (Skyview), Melina Nelson (Skyview), Tripp Pugmire (Columbia) and Kimberly Roberts (Skyview) 


Top Ten Finishers


Micah Becker – Fundamental Accounting, Columbia

Grace Johnson – Fundamental Accounting, Nampa

Andersen Rapp – Advanced Accounting, Skyview

Carissa Chandler – Advanced Accounting, Skyview

Jacyln Morales – Intermediate Word Processing, Skyview

Melina Nelson – Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications, Skyview

Samantha Stevens – Legal Office Procedures, Nampa

Giuliani Zevallos-Moore – Computer Network Technology, Nampa

Jeret Fusselman – Computer Security, Columbia

Ashley Dabb – Fundamental Desktop Publishing, Skyview

Adrian Kindberg – Graphic Design Promotion, Columbia



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