Hagerman Business Professionals of America returned from the 2017 National Leadership Conference held in Orlando, Florida. While there, several students received industry certification, BPA Torch Awards and recognition for achievement in competitions. Brooke Dees placed 8th in Legal Office Procedures and 9th in Medical Office Procedures. Brooke also got certified in Microsoft Word along with Eduardo Gutierrez; Anahi Mendoza certified in Microsoft Excel and Alani Villa became certified in Adobe InDesign. The Torch Awards were presented to Eduardo and Brooke for their commitment to BPA and the Hagerman Chapter. Eduardo also represented the state chapter in his role as Vice President of Communications for New Mexico.