Top students from Calallen High School will be attending the Business Professionals of America 2009 State Leadership Conference, which is scheduled to take place from March 4-7 in Austin.

Calallen chapter members will join over 2,500 other conference delegates from across the state to participate in state level business skill competitions, general sessions, and state officer candidate campaigns and elections.

"Students from the Texas Association's Regional Leadership Conference have qualified to participate at the state level conference," chapter advisor Adrienne Havelka said. "The conference emphasizes business workforce education and training which members of the local chapter of Business Professionals of America Calallen High School have received."

Texas Association's Regional Leadership Conference results:

Eliza Garcia: Fundamental spreadsheet applications, first


Lindsay Rachui: Keyboarding production, first place Sawyer Lambert: Fundamental word processing, first place Deanna Belardinelli: Integrated office applications, first


Rebecca Knopp: Legal office procedures, first place Justin Martin: Legal office procedures-first place Andrea Stokes: Medical office procedures, first place Debbie Drennan: Banking & finance, second place Michael Mendez: Extemporaneous speech, first place Marcy Buti: Advanced interview skills, first place Robert Carlisle: interview skills, second place Deanna Belardinelli, Eliza Garcia, Lindsey Rachui, Shawn


Administrative support team, first place

Debbie Drennan, Liz Hines, Rebecca Knopp, Sawyer


Administrative support team, second place