High School for Law and Justice

Learning Today, To Defend Tomorrow.

  •  BPA

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    2021-2022 Local Officers

    BPA Officers

    Angelina Guzman- Regional President



      • Participating in BPA looks great on your college, scholarship, and job applications.
      • Experience personal and professional growth
      • Gain real-life skills
      • Participate in competitive events
      • Develop Leadership
      • Get Lifetime Opportunities
      • Connect with businesses
      • Earn awards and recognition
      • Attend conferences and workshops
      • Meet people with similar interests
      • Qualify for scholarships

      Who can Join?


      9th - 12th-grade HSLJ students may join BPA.  They will submit a signed application, Event Selection form and pay $50.00 dues.  They must compete in an individual and/or team event.  Students will also participate in community service, leadership, and professional development activities through BPA-sponsored programs such as the BPA Cares Award, Torch Award, Leadership Academy, and the Intern Program while a member of HSLJ BPA and while attending the leadership conferences


    Mission Statement of Business Professionals of America

    The mission of Business Professionals of America is: To contribute to the preparation of global professionals through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.

    Vision Statement of Business Professionals of America

    The vision of Business Professionals of America is: To be an innovator in Career and Technical Education, providing our members with opportunities for growth through education, competition, community service, and personal development.


    The purposes of this organization are:

    • To provide opportunities for chapter members in leadership and development.
    • To unite in a common professional bond without regard to race, creed, sex, or national origin of students enrolled in classes with business employment as their objective.
    • To develop leadership abilities through participation in career and technical education, civic, recreational, and social activities. To assist students in establishing realistic employment objectives.
    • To create enthusiasm for learning.
    • To promote high standards in ethics, workmanship, and scholarship.
    • To develop the ability of students to plan together, organize, and carry out worthy activities and projects through the use of democratic processes.
    • To foster an understanding of the functions of labor, entrepreneurial, and management organizations in the American free enterprise system.
    • To develop competent, assertive leaders in business education.
    • To develop and strengthen members’ confidence in themselves and their work.
    • To provide satisfactory social and recreational activities.
    • To foster the practical application of business education skills through competition.

    2021-22 Leadership Conferences

    Regional Competition
    January TBD

    21-22 State Competition
    Fort Worth, TX
    March 2nd - 5th

    21-22 National Competition
    Dallas, TX
    May 4th - 8th

    ***State and National competitions are subject to CDC requirements***

    Future State Leadership Conferences
    March 2-5, 2023 in Dallas, Texas
    February 28-March 2, 2024 in Corpus Christi, Texas

    Future National Leadership Conferences
    Anaheim, CA - April 26-30, 2023
    Chicago, IL - April 25-29, 2024


    2021-22 BPA OFFICER and Advisors

    • Regional President: Angelina Guzman-linaguzman04@icloud.com
    • Advisor- Mrs. Franklin- SfrankL2@houstonisd.org
    • Advisor- Ms. Kelly-Letyne.Kelly@houstonisd.org

     BPA Information Sheet

    Chapter Membership Application- 

    Email completed application to Mrs. Franklin @ Sfrankl2@houstonisd.org


    Dues breakdown:

    State:       $8.00



    T-shirt:   $8.00

     Total Dues=$50.00

    Click here to pay.