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Anoka Students Qualify in Virtual Events

By Laura BeMent-Jarosak, 08/22/18, 3:30PM CDT


Anoka High Qualify for the National Leadership Conference in Virtual Events

All three teams of the virtual Web Application Teams have advanced from Anoka High School!  Two volunteers from Medtronic work with them from September to February developing their technical skills.  It has been a great opportunity for the students to rub shoulders with employees that do what they want to do.  

In addition to this, five additional students have qualified for the national BPA conference through the software development web application event that Medtronic helps with.  It has been a great year with these kids, and we are hoping the new STEAM person will sign on to work with the Medtronic group in future years.

Business Professionals of America is the leading Career and Technical Student Organization for high school students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills. BPA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning, connect to business and promote competition.

The Minnesota Secondary Association is part of a larger organization comprised of over 34,000 members from 23 United States and Puerto Rico. For more information about Minnesota BPA, please visit