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PBHS students qualify for national business conference

Members of the Peabody-Burns High School student chapter of Business Professionals of America attended a state leadership conference Feb. 18 through 21 in Wichita.

At the conference 12 members qualified to compete in the national conference May 5 through 9 in Anaheim, Calif., and another seven placed at the state level.

National qualifiers were Embry Hodges, Kansas merit scholar; Martin Hofkamp, third in extemporaneous speech; Sarah Hofkamp, first in prepared speech; Kaitlyn Preheim, National Torch Award; Zachary Preheim, fifth in database application; Austin Savage, second in fundamental spreadsheet application; Danielle Savage, National Torch Award; Seth Topham, first in fundamental spreadsheet application and third in database application; Amy Wedel, second in fundamental word processing skills; Julie Wedel, National Torch Award and third in advanced word processing skills; Traylee Woodruff, first in medical office procedures and second in extemporaneous speech; and Hodges, Martin Hofkamp, and Michaela Methvin, first in small business management team.

Placing at state were McKenzie Ensminger, ninth in keyboarding production; Sarah Hofkamp, sixth in entrepreneurship; Brody Kyle, fifth in entrepreneurship; Jeanne Wedel, ninth in entrepreneurship; Garrett Weems, eighth in banking and finance; and Ensminger, Rayna Barnes, and Brandee Burnett, fifth in presentation management team.

Last modified March 3, 2010

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