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          Knowledge 401 10 Demonstrate or explain the parts of the Business Professionals of America emblem and their meaning (must be part of an actual demonstration, not merely being an observer) (identify to whom, when, and how presented)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 402 10 Recite the Business Professionals of America pledge by memory on a one-to-one basis (chapter meeting recitation does not qualify) (identify to whom presented and circumstances)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 403 10 Make a short presentation on the Business Professionals of America colors (identify to whom, when, and how presented)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 404 10 Make a short presentation on the purposes of Business Professionals of America (identify to whom, when, and how presented)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 405 10 Demonstrate or explain the significance of the Torch Ceremony (identify to whom, when, and circumstances)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 408 5 Participate in a Business Professionals of America nationally-approved competitive event, individual or team, at the regional level (identify the region and name of competitive event) 2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 409 5 Place in a Business Professionals of America nationally-approved competitive event, individual or team, at the regional level (identify the region, place, and name of competitive event)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 410 5 Participate in a Business Professionals of America nationally-approved competitive event, individual or team, at the state level (identify the name of competitive event)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 411 10 Place in a Business Professionals of America nationally-approved competitive event, individual or team, at the state level (identify the competitive event and place)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 412 10 Participate in a Business Professionals of America competitive event, individual or team, at the national leadership conference (identify the name of the competitive event)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 413 15 Place in top ten in a Business Professionals of America competitive event, individual or team, at the national leadership conference (identify the place and name of competitive event)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 414 5 Attend a workshop at a fall, regional, state, or national leadership conference (identify the workshop, presenter, and conference)  4 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 415 10 Attend a parliamentary procedure workshop; does not need to be presented by Business Professionals of America (identify the workshop, presenter, and circumstances)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 416 10 Read the Business Professionals of America local, state, and national constitutions (identify the sources)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 417 10 Study the current guidelines for a BPA Cares award program in the BPA Cares Awards Handbook. Present a written proposal to the local vice president outlining procedures for the chapter to receive the recognition.  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 418 10 Conduct an interview with a business person (high school graduate at least) regarding what their job entails (identify the person, their job title, and the business where they are employed) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 419 10 Give a presentation demonstrating a particular type of software to a group (identify the software, the group, and the place the presentation was given)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 420 10 Give a presentation on any topic using computer or multimedia (electronic) technology (identify your topic, the technology used, the group you presented to, and the place where the presentation was given)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 421 5 Conduct a job search using the Internet (identify two companies about which you received information) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 423 5 Take a State Merit Scholar Test (identify the state conference)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 424 10 Earn a State BPA Merit Scholar Award (identify the state conference) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 425 10 Take the BPA Merit Scholar Test at NLC (identify the national conference) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 426 15 Earn a BPA Merit Scholar Award at NLC (identify the national conference)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 427 10 Attend a state executive council meeting 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 428 10 Write an article for the Business Professionals of America regional or state memo or newsletter (must be submitted but need not be published) (identify the topic and publication) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 429 10 Write an article about your chapter for the bpa.org website and submit it online  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 430 10 Complete activity Service: 202, including a photo in the article and receive 10 extra points for a total of 20 points 2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 431 15 Write a Business Professionals of America article for any city newspaper; it must be published (specify the topic, paper, and publication date) 2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 432 10 Speak about Business Professionals of America at a non-chapter meeting (such as a civic organization) (this may include one presentation to a school-related organization) (identify the topic and meeting) 3 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 433 10 Attend a professional webinar (identify the topic) 2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 434 5 Take a certification exam sponsored by Certiport (include certification name and testing site)  2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 435 10 Achieve a certification sponsored by Certiport (include certification name and testing site) 2 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 436 10 Take a certification exam at the National Leadership Conference Certification Lab sponsored by Certiport (include certification name) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 437 15 Achieve a certification at the National Leadership Conference Certification Lab sponsored by Certiport (include certification name) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 438 10 Take the National Association of Parliamentarians Certification Exam at  a BPA National Leadership Conference (identify the conference) 1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge  439 10 Complete the requirements for the Life Skills Achievement Program provided through Next Step Academy (identify the courses taken)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 440 10 Create a portfolio that presents some of the work and/or projects you completed as a member of Business Professionals of America (identify the work/projects covered in the portfolio)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)
          Knowledge 450 5 Miscellaneous:  any Business Professionals of America knowledge activity not specified in the above codes (identify the activity completely)  1 (S)(PS)(ML)

           

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