RHS' Ammon finishes 4th at BPA Nationals
DALLAS- Rockdale High School senior Emily Ammon placed fourth in the medical office procedures division of the Business Professional of America (BPA) 2009 National Leadership Conference held June 17- 21.
Ammon joined over 4 ,000 ot her conference delegates across the nation to participate in the national level business skills competition. Theme of this year's event was "Blazing New Trails". The conference was the culmination of a school year's worth of business workforce education and training which she received at RHS.
In her competition, Ammon had to evaluate knowledge of medical terminology and skills needed to prepare medical documents and function effectively in a medical office.
She is the daughter of Al and Suzy Ammon of Rockdale.
BPA is a national organization for high school student preparing for careers in business and information technology.
The organizations activities and programs complement classroom instruction by giving students practical experience through application of the skills learned at school, Glenda Walker, RHS business teacher said.
BPA is contributing to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academics and technical skills, Walker added.