Business competition

From left, are John Pettibone, sixth in Computer Security; Hunter Olson; Alexander Gregg, 10th in Computer Security; Trey Nichols; KHS student Kane Driscoll; Nicholas Demerse, sixth in Servicing & Troubleshooting; Joshua Fletcher, ninth in Computer Network Technology; Justin Lanthier, third in Computer Programming Concepts Open & sixth C++ Programming; John Treiber, fourth in C++ Programming; Brady Granquist, fifth in SQL Database Fundamentals and seventh in Computer Network Technology; and Dylan Spade. Lanthier, Treiber and Granquist have qualified for the national competition.

Students from the Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District Tech Center’s A+/Network+ & Coding for Gaming program, along with a Kingsford High School student, attended the Business Professionals of America state competition in Grand Rapids. Nine students finished in the top 10 with three students qualifying for nationals. “The U.P. schools as a whole did very well,” said instructor Jonathan Gregg.