Eighteen Lufkin High School students qualified for state competition at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Regional Competition at Dayton High School on Jan. 20, 2024. State competition will be in Corpus Christi Feb. 28 to March 3.

From left to right: Emily Zheng- 1st place,  Advanced Interview Skills

Aria Nunn – 1st place, Interview Skills

Sarah Trevino – 1st place, Broadcast News Production Team

Sadie Hammack – 1st place, Broadcast News Production Team

Kate Amend – 1st place, Broadcast News Production Team

Samantha Naramore – 1st place, Broadcast News Production Team

Kristin Aji – 1st place, Intermediate Word Processing

Justice Jackson – 1st place, Business Law and Ethics

Alejandra Gomez – 3rd  place, Advanced Spreadsheets

Eesha Kumar – 1st place, Payroll Accounting

John Alexander – 2nd place, Advanced Accounting

D’Marion Hobson – 5th place, Personal Financial Management

Patrick Milholland – 2nd place, Payroll Accounting

Hayden Futch – 2nd place, JAVA Programming

Ian Falcon – 1st place, Advanced Spreadsheets

Miles Bederman – 1st place, Advanced Accounting

Also placing: Ian Falcon, Alejandra Gomez, Justice Jackson – 1st place Administrative Support Team

Eesha Kumar, John Alexander – 1st Podcast Production Team

Not pictured: Gerald Pineda, 1st place, Fundamental Accounting; David Nguyen, 1st place, Fundamental Desktop Publishing.