2016-2017 Executive Team
Subha Ravichandran, President @shoobydoo14 @subharavichandran
Subha Ravichandran is a senior at Eagan High School who has been in BPA since her freshman year. Most of her favorite high school memories have taken place during BPA, including traveling to Boston for Nationals and seeing the X-Ambassadors perform live. She loves connecting with members from other chapters and competing in Advanced Interview Skills, along with Human Resource Management. Subha is thankful for all the opportunities that BPA has opened up to her, and for all the friends she has made. She is well-known for her Netflix marathon abilities and her love of science and ice cream. Subha also enjoys singing loudly in the car, spending time with her friends and being a part of many different activities and clubs at her high school. She hopes to make a bigger impact on the world by combining her passions for science and business to make widely-accessible medical devices that will save millions of lives.
Lyth Shahin, Vice President @lyth99 @Lyth_shahin
Lyth Shahin is a senior at Marshall High School and a four-year BPA member. He serves as the Marshall Chapter President and previously served as the Region 8 President. He has competed in multiple events including Interview Skills, Parliamentary Procedure Team and Broadcast News Team. However, he has been most successful in JAVA Programming, advancing to nationals his junior year. Aside from BPA, Lyth is very involved in his school where he serves as a Marshall Public Schools Student School Board Representative. He also is involved in activities such as speech where he competes in extemporaneous speaking and marching band where he plays the tuba. His favorite things about BPA are the fact that anyone can become successful in the organization and how many friendships you can create. Lyth has a passion for learning and hopes to study computer science or law and become either a software engineer or President of the United States.
Grace Ricard, Secretary @s0_itsgrace
Grace Ricard is a senior at Benson High School. She has been in BPA since her freshman year, advancing to state in various competitions and placing 11th in Parliamentary Procedure Team at NLC. Grace loves BPA because of the leadership and teamwork skills it has given her. She uses those skills while participating in marching band, tennis, dance, band, choir, NHS, We Day, and Student Leadership Team. She is the Region 7 Representative, her chapter’s Parliamentarian, and is proud to say her BPA chapter is larger than her class size. Outside of BPA, Grace enjoys acting, watching The Office, playing guitar, working with children and playing with her two dogs. Although she is a lover of all musical theatre, her favorite musical is Hamilton. Grace wants to fulfill her dream of becoming a teacher by majoring in elementary education at Mankato State University. Because of her love of acting, she would also like to minor in theatre. Grace lives by the motto: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Tyler Young, Treasurer @tyler_young7 @tyler.young7
Tyler Young is a senior at Wayzata High School in his second year of BPA. He serves as his chapter's Director of Communications and competes in Administrative Support Research, Economic Research Team, and various Accounting events. Outside of BPA, he is very involved at school serving as captain of the baseball team, an officer in the Concert Choir, and a member of LINK Crew and NHS. He is looking to further his education as an accounting and finance major. Tyler has a passion for helping others and hopes to make use of that passion by providing his knowledge of the business world to Minnesota BPA’s members.
Theo Johnson, Historian @theoj_18 @theoj18
Theo Johnson has been involved with Business Professionals of America since his freshman year, finding success in Presentation Management at the Regional, State, and National levels. Outside of BPA, he spends most of his free time skiing as a member of the Detroit Lakes Alpine Ski Team and hanging out with friends. In school, he is very involved with many other programs including Interact Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Student Council, Knowledge Bowl, and he serves as the 2018 Class President. Theo works at United Community Bank in Perham as a Financial Services Intern as well as a Barista at two coffee shops. He is also very involved with his church where he teaches Sunday School, and is a Wyldlife leader. Theo has his mind set on a successful future, as he has plans to graduate with his Associate of Arts degree at the same time he completes high school. He plans to spend the rest of high school seeking as many opportunities as possible to gain knowledge and wisdom that will help him be more successful in the future.
Amy Schreyer, Parliamentarian
Amy Schreyer is a Junior at Chisago Lakes High School and has been involved in BPA for three years. Outside of BPA, Amy enjoys reading, volunteering, sewing dresses and participating in cross country. She is also involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes, theater, Link Crew and National Honors Society. These activities have helped Amy become the passionate leader and social butterfly that she is today. Her favorite parts of BPA are the influential and professional opportunities provided to members, along with the potential to form new friendships through conferences and chapter involvement. After high school, Amy has set her sights on becoming a pediatric physician's assistant for her love of children and people.