On February 9, 2012, Special Olympians from Northwest High School participated in the Ski Training Day, at Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
These student-athletes are part of special needs programs from various middle and high schools from Southwest Ohio and Southeast Indiana.
Brandon D., David F., Joey M., and DeTonio M. proudly represented Northwest High School. The student-athletes hit the slopes with wide smiles on their faces as they faced cold weather conditions that couldn't shake their will to fly down the slopes.
Although, not every run down the slope ended with the athletes on their skies, they would have just as much fun, if not more, lying on their backs in the snow. Northwest Special Olympians are coached by James Schultz, Linda Wingerberg, Sharon Ware, and Ruby Rias.
Pam Tonne accompanied students from Northwest High School/Butler Tech to assist the athletes, and they had the time of their lives.
The volunteers were paired with an athlete, aiding them with equipment and skiing. The volunteers helped every athlete slide down the hills, sometimes having to run to keep up and claimed that they had just as much fun as the athletes they were paired with.
The day ended with athletes and volunteers wondering if they could participate next year. These students are members of Butler Tech’s Business Professionals of America Club at Northwest High School and were excited to help.
The volunteers included Katie B., Kiara E., Kayla M., Alexis M., Dami O., Emilia O., Ricky P., Paige R., Emmanuel R., Trey R., Cory R., Tristin S., Swisdy T., and Jamya Z.
Perfect North Slopes holds similar outings every year, giving these athletes the chance to show off their skills on the slopes, with their hopes of capturing the gold.
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D. Russel Lee BPA Chapter had 30 students that were in the top 10 with 14 going on to State in Columbus, Ohio in March. See the attached PDF below.
Congratulations to all students that participated in this BPA Regional event.
STUDENT Winners.pdf (236.02 kb)
|Tyler T. - Butler Tech
||Seth S. - Butler Tech
Butler Tech now has two Business Professionals of America State Officers. On Friday 11/11/11, Tyler T., an IT Tech / Monroe senior, was elected by his peers as Ohio BPA President, and Seth S., an IT Tech / Middletown senior, was elected Parliamentarian.
This is a triumphant achievement to have two students from Butler Tech elected as Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Officers. These young men, along with their fellow officers, will be leading over 9,500 members in Ohio, the largest state association within BPA.
The Ohio Association has a student leadership team consisting of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian and Parliamentarian. The State Leadership Team is responsible for setting and carrying out yearly goals for the Association. In addition, the team is responsible for planning two major annual conferences as well.
Congratualations to both these students.