Veterans Memorial ECHS students competed at the Business Professional Association (BPA) Regional Leadership Conference held at Rivera ECHS on January 22-23, 2016.  Pictured are students who are advancing to compete as state qualifiers and alternates in March in Corpus Christi: 1st Place State Qualifier-Web Site Design Team-Aleida Olvera, Luis Garza, Jaime Hernandez and  Paola Hernandez; 2nd Place State Qualifier-Human Resources Mgt-Clarissa Castillo; 2nd Place State Qualifier-Presentation Mgt. Team-Claira Lopez and Yvonne Rosales; 3rd Place State Alternate-Graphic Design Promotion-Michael Sanchez; 4th Place State Alternate-Fundamentals Desktop Publishing-Luis Garza; 4th Place State Alternate-Broadcast News Production Team-Michael Sanchez, Amy Harbourne, Miguel Montoya and Lorely Urbina; 6th Place State Alternate-Intermediate Word Processing-Javier Hernandez; and 6th Place State Alternate-Advance Word Processing-Miguel Montoya.