Business Professionals of America
Mrs. Dana Deffendoll, Sponsor



History of PBA
Business Professionals of America has a history as a student organization that contributes to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills for students at the Secondary and Postsecondary level.

Through co-curricular programs and services, members of the Business Professionals of America compete in demonstrations of their business technology skills, develop their professional and leadership skills, network with one another and professionals across the nation, and get involved in the betterment of their communities through good work projects.

The mission of the Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.

10 Reasons Why You Should Join Business Professionals of America
  1. Joining Business Professionals of America means joining thousands of other men and women who are serious about personal growth and their future.
  2. Business Professionals of America provides the opportunity to participate in an active national vocational organization.
  3. Participation in Business Professionals of America provides the opportunity to advance in a chosen career path.
  4. Business Professionals of America offers program involvement in four divisions:  Secondary, Post-Secondary, Associate and Alumni.
  5. Business Professionals of America members have the opportunity of meeting people with common interests.
  6. An opportunity is given to Business Professionals of America members to participate in state, regional and national competitions.
  7. Business Professionals of America are given an opportunity to participate in many activities designed to teach to be a leader as well as a follower.
  8. Leadership skills are gained by serving on committees and holding offices on the local, regional, state and national levels.
  9. Scholarships are awarded each year to members by corporate sponsors who support and promote Business Professionals of America.
  10. By joining Business Professionals of America, members are able to keep up to date with the new and changing technology.