Patterson students win business honors
Students with the Business Technology Division at Patterson Career Center recently participated in the Workplace Skills Assessment Program, a regional competition sponsored by the Business Professionals of America. Patterson students took honors in several categories:
Doug Moss – fourth place, payroll accounting
Latoria Peppers – fifth place, spreadsheet applications
Shanta Chappell – sixth place; Dewanna Commodore – fifth place; Tiffany Thomasson – third place, banking and finance
Habibah Yaqeen – second place, economic research project
Desmond Williamson – sixth place, entrepreneurship
Tommy Lavender – third place, human resource management
Qualifying for state competition on March 8 and 9 in Westerville:
Kiara Ferguson – second place, banking and finance
Dandrea Jones – first place, integrated office applications
Deontay Sherrer – first place, basic office systems and procedures
Christina Barnes – second place; Dandrea Jones – first place, advanced office systems and procedures
Davalore Sample – second place, legal office procedures
Forty Patterson students participated in Region 3 BPA competition. The Workplace Skills Assessment Program prepares students to success and assesses real-world business skills and problem-solving abilities in finance, management, information technology and computer applications.
Call Jacqueline Ringer, associate director of career programs, at 542-3240 for more information.