BPA vs. DECA: What’s The Difference?

Sofia Breuer | Reporter Avon High School’s DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) and BPA (Business Professionals of America) clubs seem almost identical from a surface level. Both deal primarily with leadership and value development pertinent to a business environment. Each club, however, has their own underlying differentiating skills that make them stand out from each other despite their similarities. According the online description from the official … Continue reading BPA vs. DECA: What’s The Difference?

Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Joseph Souza | Reporter There’s sneakerheads, hypebeasts, and then there’s sophomore Alex Marcum. Air Jordans, NMDs, Yeezys, you name it, he’s sold it. What started out as his passion project that operated under a deficit has recently been reformed into a lucrative business that boasts a six-figure profit margin: OSM Kicks. “Most people would’ve quit after months, but you have to understand— you gotta keep … Continue reading Sophomore Alex Marcum Turns Passion to Profit with Shoes

Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America

By Mira Branham | Reporter The Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club, sponsored by Mrs. Hollenbaugh, has hit the ground running this year. BPA aims to “develop leadership, academic, and technological skills in the workplace” among students and leaders within the community. Nationwide, there are about 45,000 members in the career and technical student organization. Between organizing the Freshmen Activity Fair, attending the Fall Leadership … Continue reading Keeping Up With The Clubs: Business Professionals of America