Jason Chesley, Robert Johnson, Dustin Moyes, and Ben Wardell of Murtaugh (Idaho) High School won first place recently in the Business Professionals Association national competition. Competing against approximately 4,300 other students from throughout the country, they won top honors with a multi-media computer presentation titled: "Vision of the Future: Computer Literate America."
The four have been accepted to BYU and plan to serve missions. Jason and Robert are members of the Pella 2nd Ward, Oakley Idaho Stake; Dustin is a member of the Murtaugh Ward, Kimberly Idaho Stake; and Ben is a member of the Twin Falls 13th Ward, Twin Falls Idaho Stake.The young men also won at the state and regional levels before advancing to the national competition in Nashville, Tenn. They each received a medal and a certificate after their success there.
Jason, Dustin and Ben had teamed up previously to win a $10,000 grant for their school with a proposal in First Interstate Bank's Best Idea program. They were able to use the prize money to carry out their proposal - creation of a computer disc containing a multi-media presentation to teach students about southern Idaho.