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International Business Student Organization Selects Brighton Snow to Lead State Association


Posted Date: 04/27/2021

International Business Student Organization Selects Brighton Snow to Lead State Association

Business Professionals of America, an international Career and Technical Student Organization for students preparing to make an impact in the areas of Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, Multimedia, Marketing, and Health Administration, has selected Brighton Snow to serve the thousands of members around Oklahoma, as their President for the 2021-2022 school year.

Brighton Snow, a Junior at Washington High School and a First-Year student at Mid-America Technology Center decided to run for the BPA State Executive council to continue his extensive experience with student organization leadership. Snow’s leadership experience includes serving as the President of the MATC BPA chapter, Founding the WHS Art Club, along with culminating his three-year membership in FFA, the CTSO affiliated with Agricultural Education, by being selected as the WHS FFA Reporter.

In addition to these organizations, he holds membership in the National Honor Society, the Purcell Historical Society, and an additional national CTSO Family Career and Community Leaders of America.

As part of his membership in BPA, Brighton competed and earned state finalist recognition in three events: Website Design Team, Entrepreneurship, and Management, Marketing and Human Resources Concepts. His ranking in Entrepreneurship qualified him to compete with students across the globe in the Entrepreneurship event at the National Leadership Conference this May.

During the campaign, Brighton was asked why he wanted to lead the state, and he stated simply: “I want to help every BPA member find a better version of themselves.”

As the President of the BPA State Executive Council, Brighton has the responsibility to lead the association by presiding at all business meetings and Executive Council meetings; with the approval of the State Executive Council and State Advisor, establish and appoint members and chairs of appropriate committees; serve as an ex-officio, nonvoting member of all committees; perform other duties of a presiding officer; and promote the general welfare of Business Professionals of America, Oklahoma Association.

BPA has been preparing future business leaders since being founded in 1966, and has expanded not only across the United States, but also to countries such as China, Haiti, and Peru. BPA chapters serve members from Middle School through College and excite these students as part of an experience based, co-curricular educational program. BPA is designed to immerse students in real-world experience which helps educators make the classroom a motivating and interactive educational environment.

If you would like more information about BPA or the Multimedia program at MATC, you can contact the Multimedia Specialist Instructor, Carl Walls, at 405-449-3391x7643 or by email at cwalls@matech.edu.