Riverside Sweeps the Stage at BPA Competition


Business Professionals of America (BPA) members at Riverside continue their tradition of unprecedented success at the regional level.

20 different career tech programs at 10 different schools, including Benjamin Logan High School, Indian Lake High School, Kenton High School, Marysville High School, Stem Early College High School, Mechanicsburg, Tri Star Career Compact, Upper Scioto Valley High School, Vantage Career Center, and Riverside High School recently competed at the Region 16 Business Professionals of America Competition.

Riverside BPA students made 122 trips to the stage to collect their hardware for placing in the top 10 of contests during a recent awards ceremony.

The diverse career-tech student organization at Riverside boasts 112 members who took more than 400 contests.

Forty-three Riverside students will be competing in the state competition in March.

These students have continued to put their best foot forward to create an atmosphere of success for the Riverside program.

In addition to team and individual contests, eight student members received their Diplomat Torch Award.

These students include:

  • Faith Brownlee
  • Eli Kindle
  • Kara Klingler
  • Rylee McCully
  • Ashley Roach
  • Gavin Robinson
  • Morgan Shockey
  • Sienna Stewart

This is an award earned by students exemplifying high levels of leadership, service, cooperation, friendship, knowledge, and citizenship in their schools and communities.

Riverside advisors, Lindsay Wyan and Courtney Deady have applauded all their students’ efforts.

The following students have earned the right to compete at state.

Banking & Finance:

  • Jaxon Woods & Eli Kindle

Financial Analyst Team:

  • Faith Brownlee & Gage Stevenson

Economic Research Team:

  • Nate Copus, Grady Jenkins, Reece Jenkins & Gavin Robinson

Personal Financial Management:

  • Rylee McCully

Fundamental Word Processing:

  • Hadlie Asbury

Intermediate Word Processing:

  • Makayla Mees & Alex Thuel

Advanced Word Processing:

  • Zack Hall & Brook Hunkler

Basic Office Systems & Procedures:

  • Sam King, Shaye McGill & Corwin Bell

Advanced Office Systems & Procedures:

  • Kristina Plank & Savanna Salo

Legal Office Procedures:

  • Jailyn Leeper

Administrative Support Research Project:

  • Julia Fleming

Fundamental Desktop Publishing:

  • Lillian Zwiebel

Graphic Design Promotion:

  • Levi Buchenroth


  • Thomas Burden

Small Business Management Team:

  • Ava Klingler, Rielee Richmond, Cassie May & Emma Saylor

Prepared Speech:

  • Kara Klingler

Parliamentary Procedure Team:

  • Jorden Dunham, Jayden Hoffer, Jaidyn Jackson, Brice Kauffman, Hayden McCully, Avery Perk, Gavin Orsborne & Kaitlyn Schlumbohm

Presentation Management Team:

  • Carter Kreglow, Morgan Shockey & Sienna Stewart

Health Administration Procedures:

  • Ayden Phelps & Kelsey Burt

Health Research Presentation:

  • Hailey Noggler

The Business Professionals of America is a Career Tech Student Organization that includes 45,000 BPA members in the USA & Puerto Rico, 9,800 in Ohio, 400 in the region, and 112 Riverside members.