Students Earn National Standings at Summer Leadership Conferences

Moore Norman Technology Center full-time students earned high rankings at national-level skills contests this summer through their student organizations.

The National Leadership Conference for Business Professionals of America (BPA) was held in early May in Anaheim, Calif. The DECA student organization’s International Career Development Conference was held in Orlando, Fla. in April.

In June, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) had their 42nd International Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla. The 55th Annual Leadership and Skills Conference for SkillsUSA took place in Louisville, Ky. and the Technology Student Association (TSA) held their National TSA Conference in Washington, D.C.

MNTC supports the travel and accommodations of high school and adult students who place at state and national competitions. Student organizations allow first through third place state contest winners to compete in national contests, with the exception of SkillsUSA, where only first-place state winners move ahead to the national competition.

MNTC results of the 2019 national student organization competitions are:


Second Place: Juan Herrera, Database Applications

Seventh Place: Grant Eckstein, Computer Security


Second Place: Rachel Martin, Dental Assisting. 


First Place: Trevor Hedges, Building Maintenance 

Third Place: William Fleckenstein and Avery Huckabee, Web Design

Seventh Place: Kayla Grover, T-Shirt Design

Eighth Place: Ethan Gray and Chase Murray, Television (Video) Production

Tenth Place: Joseph Cunningham, Electrical Construction Wiring


Second Place: Michael Barlett and Sullivan Miller, VEX Robotics

To learn more about MNTC’s full-time career programs available in Technical, Health or Business and Information Technology visit here or call 405-801-5000.

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