WHS BPA students place at nationals

Westwood High School students who won national awards at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference were, from left, Courtney Beauchamp, first place in Legal Office Procedures and fifth place in Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications; Hannah Salmi, fourth place in Legal Office Procedures; Connor Mason, eighth place in Legal Office Procedures; and Ivan Wiljanen, BPA National Merit Scholar Award winner, fifth place in Administrative Support Concepts and sixth place in Payroll Accounting. Seven WHS students recently attended the conference in Indianapolis, Ind. Other WHS students attending included Rachel Anderson, Megan Chapman and Kaitlyn Seelen. They were accompanied by advisors Ronalyn Arseneau and Sabina Casperson.