Business Professionals of America

Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a national, student-led organization that aims to help students develop leadership, technical, and academic goals to help them succeed in the workplace and their community. Cathy Griffin, who is a specialist in the Marion Community Schools Business Office, is the sponsor of MHS's BPA chapter. You can reach her at

Membership provides students an opportunity to be a step ahead on possible career interests.

Members compete regionally and have an opportunity to compete at the state and national level.

Who can join: Students enrolled in any business course, have taken a business course, or have a career interest in business (marketing, accounting, finance, management), graphic communications, or IT are welcome to join Business Professionals of America.

How to join: Watch for the announcement of a callout meeting.