Texas BPA Mourns Loss
Hunter Schwertner, former Area 4, Region 1 President and former Texas BPA State Secretary, passed away in a car accident on August 19, 2014. Hunter was an active member of the Floydada BPA chapter where he, along with his team members, was 2014 State and National Champions in Video Production Team. He recently graduated from Floydada High School as Salutatorian of his class and was set to attend the University of Texas at Austin in the McCombs School of Business. He was returning home from Austin to prepare for the Fall semester when the accident occurred. Hunter was an active member and loved Texas BPA. If you have any student officers who may have served with him over the past years, please forward this information to them. Thank you for your prayers and words of encouragement during this difficult time. You can sign the Hunter Schwertner online guestbook:
A scholarship has been established in his honor. BPA State Officers will be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Contributions can be sent to:
Hunter Schwertner Texas State Officer Scholarship
c/o Tasha Hughes
#1 Whirlwind Alley
Floydada, TX 79235
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We are TEXAS! If you are searching through your emails to
find that information, relax. We have updates and
information here for you from your State Advisor and the
Board of Directors. Stay informed!
- Welcome Back, Texas BPA! 9-2-14
BPA Update - Summer 2014
- Your BPA journey starts here
Texas State Association Report
2014-15 Competitive Events Update
Welcome back advisors, students and BPA supporters. We are excited to begin the new membership year. The online membership system will open on Friday, August 22. To access the online system, log onto
www.registermychapter.com/bpamem , select Member Log-in and enter your username/password.
- Please remember to update all of your contact information and change your password during your initial log-in. The 2014-2015 membership holds exciting member opportunities including the 2015 NLC in Anaheim, CA, the new BPA University online system, exciting competitive event and partner programs and a renewed Alumni Division!
- Start your membership year off right, join today and Imagine, Believe, Become with BPA!
Notes From The Chair
Janell Rochelle, Texas Board of Directors Chair, shares her
notes on Texas BPA:
March Board Chair Report
January Board Chair Report
- Texas BPA has partnered with Service Fundraising. Service Fundraising will donate 5% of your sales back to Texas BPA for our scholarship funds.
Contact Service Fundraising: www.servicefundraising.com
Fall Leadership Conferences - Check back for more details, registration information and updates:
October 11, 2014 - Heritage High School, Frisco, Texas
November 1st, 2014 - Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, Seguin, Texas
November 1st, 2014 - Weslaco East High School, Weslaco, Texas
New Teacher CTE Training Workshop Available - Join us for new teacher training and CTE teacher workshops in Austin, October 6-10, 2014. For more information, visit us online
State Leadership Conferences
March 4-7, 2015 in Dallas, Texas
March 2-5, 2016 in Corpus Christi, Texas
March 1-4, 2017 in Dallas, Texas
National Leadership Conferences
May 6-10, 2015 in Anaheim, California
May 5-9, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts