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BPA Declared “The Chapter of Distinction”

Business Professionals of America Declares Marlborough High School “The Chapter of Distinction”

March 8, 2017


Dedicated Marlborough High School students who are members of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) High School chapter attended the State Leadership Conference at the Sheraton in Framingham, MA on March 4th – 6th and came away with fantastic results! All of the students who qualified for the national competition will be going to Orlando, Florida from May 10th – 14th. As a result of Marlborough High School’s stellar performance, the high school’s chapter was declared “The Chapter of Distinction” at states.


BPA Individual Winner Results Individual Wins (All qualify for nationals)

  • Ryan MacGlashing
    • 1st place payroll accounting, 5th place entrepreneurship, 2nd place accounting math concepts
  • Matthew Allen
    • 3rd place payroll accounting
  • Ben Johnson
    • 3rd place fundamental accounting
  • Tyler Adkins
    • 5th place fundamental accounting, 1st place Extemporaneous speech, 5th place project management concepts
  • Dorothy Davis
    • 2nd place administrative support research project individual Abigail Roberge 3rd place administrative support research project individual
  • Ivana Awada
    • 1st place graphic design promotion
  • Michaela Zouharis
    • 2nd place presentation management individual
  • Itzel Moreno
    • 2 place business meeting concepts
  • Dylan Ciaccio
    • 4th place project management concepts


BPA Team Wins

The following students are winners and qualify for nationals


2nd place - Small Business Management Team-B

  • Tyler Adkins
  • Ethan Kirsch
  • Patrick McCarthy
  • Nick Melanson


The following students are winners, but do not qualify for nationals


3rd place Small Business Management Team-C

  • Christopher Didonato
  • Daniel Hayward
  • Bailey Honer
  • Joey Landry

3rd place Broadcast News Production Team-A

  • Ivana Awada
  • Haylee Braga
  • Michaela Zouharis

5th place Global Marketing Team-A

  • Marcus Bruno
  • Ryan Goellner
  • Luke Goulet
  • Christopher Povall


Business Professionals of America is the premier CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. Its mission is to contribute to the preparation of global professionals through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills. As Marlborough High School’s chapter advisor, Jayne Haley stated, “I am so very proud of all the students who participated and shined at this year’s BPA conference; they represented Marlborough High School very well.”



Reina Rago