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BDPA Southern Minnesota
On Sept. 8, BDPA Southern Minnesota chapter celebrated its continuing mission with its 14th annual Scholarship and Education Banquet, held at the Rochester Event Center. BDPA is open to everyone -- regardless of race or gender -- interested in the IT industry.
"We help develop many skills, such as working with a team, math and computer skills in addition to soft skills such as presenting yourself to adults and speaking in front of a group." says BDPA Southern Minnesota chapter president Will Smith.
An estimated 140 guests attended, according to Betty Hutchins, founder of the local chapter.
"It was a great celebration", Hutchins said, "Just a great night."Read the full article along with 9-photo slideshow.