Service Learning Awards are offered to members using BPA to gain service opportunities in their community. Service Learning Awards include the Community Service Award, Special Olympics Award, Environmental Action/Awareness Award, Safety Awareness Award, and Service Learning Individual Award.
The purpose of the Community Service Award is to encourage chapters to become more locally involved in all aspects of their communities, including school improvement. Local chapters are encouraged to find opportunities for their members to become actively involved in community service.
The purpose of the Environmental Action/Awareness Award is to encourage Business Professionals of America to promote awareness of current environmental issues and to encourage all levels and divisions of BPA to participate in activities that help reduce damage to the environment. Chapters are encouraged to embrace the idea of a ‘green’ and eco-friendly society.
The purpose of the Safety Awareness Award is to recognize local chapters for their involvement in safety programs, as well as the development of said programs. Chapters are also encouraged to participate in the development of safety programs.
The Service Learning Individual Award recognizes local members involved with the Service Learning Program.
The Special Olympics Award recognizes local members involved with the Service Learning Program.
Special Recognition Awards are offered to chapters and members of Business Professionals of America that support and promote their organization through various forms, including websites and social media. Special Recognition Awards include the BPA Marketing and Public Relations Award, BPA Merit Scholar, Chapter Activities Award of Excellence, Recruiter of the Year Award, Membership Explosion Award, Social Media Award, and the Professional Cup.
The purpose of the BPA Marketing and Public Relations Award is to promote BPA and inform the public of the organization’s purpose and objectives. This award encourages the creation of media promotions as well as local chapter recruiting efforts.
The BPA Merit Scholar Award recognizes individuals and advisors for their knowledge of Business Professionals of America. The award encourages all members to learn about the history, traditions, programs, and activities of BPA.
The Chapter Activities Award of Excellence recognizes local chapters for their activities and program of work; all chapters are motivated to participate in activities.
The purpose of the Recruiter of the Year Award is to encourage members at all levels of BPA to recruit new members. The award is given to distinguished members of Business Professionals of America who have recruited new members into the organization.
The Membership Explosion Award recognizes chapters who have successfully recruited new members to their chapters and contributed to the growing size of BPA.
The Social Media Award encourages local chapters to participate in the National Officer Team Social Media Challenges. Chapters are also encouraged to publicize and promote their local events.
The Professional Cup Award recognizes state and chapter activity in BPA Programs. The award also encourages state associations to become involved in the promotion of the BPA Cares Program.
The Professional Awards Program acknowledges the service of supporters of the Business Professionals of America organization.
The Advisor of the Year Award recognizes a local chapter advisor that has contributed service and demonstrates support for Business Professionals of America.
The Advisor of the Year Award recognizes a local chapter advisor that has contributed five or less years of service and demonstrates support for Business Professionals of America.
The Emerging Professional of the Year Award recognizes distinguished registered alumni who left a positive mark as members and contributors to the Business Professionals of America within their first five years of service as a member of the association.
The purpose of the Hall of Fame Award is to recognize individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the Business Professionals of America organization, leaving a positive impact on the association.
The Outstanding Service Award recognizes individuals who have donated significant time and effort to promote and support BPA as well as provided service to Business Professionals of America at the national level.
The Student of the Year Award recognizes student members who have made significant contributions to the Business Professionals of America.