TIPTON -- The Easter Bunny had lots of help with Easter baskets when students in the Business Professionals of America chapter at Southwest Technology Center collected donations and assembled 38 baskets for children at The Tipton Home Inc. in Tipton.
"This has been a wonderful experience and has become an annual tradition for our chapter," said Mary Roundtree, BPA community chair. "It's a great feeling to bring happiness to children at the Tipton Children's Home, and all the students who participated had a great time with the project. But we could not have accomplished the project without the help and support of all those who made donations."
Donors included Altus Athletic and Manufacturing, Altus Bible and Book, Altus Printing Company, Amy Armstrong, Barbara Behrens, Bar-S Food Company, Belles and Beaux, Braum's on East Broadway, Burger King, CATO's, CR Industries in Hobart, Diana Thompson, Don Hilton, First State Bank, Four Winds Services Inc., Jill Graumann, Lee Office Supply, Mary Roundtree, McDonald's, Mike Gilbert, Nancy Kiehn, NBC, Puckett's Grocery Store in Mangum, Quick Loans, Representative David Braddock, Rexco Drug and Gifts, Sandra James, Stage, St. John's Baptist Church, Stockman's Bank in Gould, Susan Brown, Southwest Oklahoma Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, The Panther Caf/ in Eldorado, United Drug Pharmacy on East Broadway and Wilmes Ford.
Membership into BPA is open to students enrolled in business or business-related fields who accept the purpose of the organization, subscribe to its creed, demonstrate a willingness to contribute to meaningful school-community relations and possess qualities for employment in the world of
SWTC Instructors Jill Graumann, Jennifer McQueen and Tommy Spradlin serve as chapter advisors.