Chapter Incentive Program
In an effort to increase CTSO enrollment and ensure equity access to all students and advisors, the New Mexico Career Technical Leadership Project (NM CTLP) has restructured the Chapter Incentive Program. Only high school chapters affiliated with the CTLP project are eligible to participate in the incentive program (limit of one application per organization within a school). In order to receive funding, a chapter will submit a complete application with supporting documents by December 5th. (No late or incomplete applications will be accepted)
Torch Awards Program
The Business Professionals of America’s Torch Awards Program is designed to promote professionalism and leadership in both career development and personal growth. Students complete activities in the seven Torch categories–Leadership; Service; Cooperation; Knowledge; Friendship; Love, Hope, Faith; and Patriotism–then log their activities in an online Torch Résumé.
New Mexico Business Cup
Want to be recognized as the outstanding BPA chapter in the state? Any active Middle Level or High School BPA chapter is eligible to participate. Winning chapter will receive a NMAA banner to hang in their school.
Pin Design Contest
At the BPA National Conference, students from across the nation trade lapel pins in order to promote camaraderie between the state delegations and highlight their state’s uniqueness. Any student is eligible to enter this contest. Deadline is November 15th.
National BPA Opportunities
BPA Cares Program
A BPA chapter aligned with the goals and mission of Business Professional of America is concerned with service. Business Professionals of America recommends chapters become involved in one or more of the BPA Cares programs it offers. Participation in this program means that members are engaging in worthwhile projects while having the opportunity to receive recognition from the national organization.
This link displays several resources created by the National Officer Team which provides chapters with ideas for many different things within BPA. All of the ideas were gathered from several chapter across the nation.
Wanda Harriman Memorial Scholarship Award
This Scholarship is awarded as a memorial to Wanda Harriman and is sponsored by the Business Professionals of America chapters of New Mexico as a means of assisting deserving and able students who will attend an institution of higher learning. Wanda Harriman took great strides in creating a uniform system of instruction and was an extremely organized individual dedicated to making vocational education programs better. Wanda was keenly interested in working with students and devoted great energy to this goal through working with student organizations.