GRCC Rocks the Business Professionals of America!

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GRCC students brought home EIGHT first-place awards from the state Business Professionals of America competition!  The GRCC team is led by assistant professor of business Peg Schoenborn who says, “We are all so proud of our BPA students, and it’s exciting to see their hard work rewarded.”

GRCC’s students faced competition from ten other Michigan post-secondary institutions, including Baker College, Central Michigan University, and the University of Michigan.  Nine students from the team (* in the list below)  will travel to the national BPA competition taking place in Indianapolis from April 29-May 4.  Best of luck to them!

Winners of First-Place Awards
*Erika Duggan, *Dawn Forsythe, *Sally Kulikamp, and *Beth Steimel in Administrative Support Team
Beth Steimel in Advanced Office Systems
Beth Steimel in Advanced Word Processing
*Corwin Tobias in Contemporary Issues
Brian Ayres in Fundamental Word Processing
Charrisa Elmer in Integrated Office Systems
Christina Hincka in Medical Office Procedures
Corwin Tobias and *Brandon Klotz in Video Production Team

Additional State Titles Awarded to GRCC Students
*Brandon Holt in Advanced College Accounting
Fata Cesco in Advanced Office Systems
Sally Kulikamp in Advanced Office Systems
Dawn Forsythe in Advanced Word Processing
Christina Hincka in Basic Office Systems and Procedures
Brandon Holt in Contemporary Issues
*Robert Martinez in Contemporary Issues
Angie Wieck in Database Applications
Corwin Tobias in Entrepreneurship
Brandon Klotz in Fundamentals of Web Design
Brian Ayers in Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications
Erika Duggan in Fundamental Word Processing
Brandon Klotz in Graphic Design Promotion
Erika Duggan in Integrated Office Systems
Robert Martinez in Management/Marketing/HR Concepts
Brandon Holt in Managerial Accounting
*Rocky VanZergen in Managerial Accounting
Robert Martinez in Prepared Speech

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