Awards and Accolades
The following is a sample of the accolades won by BCA students during the 2019-2020 school year:
Winners of the National French Contest sponsored by American Association of the Teachers of French. Twenty-one students placed at the national or regional levels.
Two students accepted into The Apprentice Writer, a national publication of high school writing.
Two students received certificates of Superior Writing in the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards in Writing. This distinction was offered to only 14 writers in NJ
One student 1st place, Hunger Mountain's International Young Writers Prize
One student 1st place, Columbia University Press's Annual High School Poetry Contest
ARML: Two junior placed in the top 10%. Lead team finished in the top 20. BCA team finished second place nationwide.
Purple Comet is a team-based contest: BCA team won their division
US Math Competition Association: BCA team finished 6th place in the challenger division of their National Championship
2020 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)
National Winner in American High School Poets' 22nd Annual poetry contest
74 Scholastic Art Awards in various categories including: Senior Art Portfolio, Drawing & Illustration, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Digital Art, Mixed Media, Architecture & Industrial Design, Printmaking, Film & Animation, and Game Design
TSA team 2019 won the Second place in Nationals
Sixteen acceptances into the 2020 All-Bergen County Choir
Scholastic Art & Writing National Awards: 3 Gold and 2 Silver Medals for Painting and Drawing/Illustration
Three students in Regional Orchestra
Fourteen students accepted into the 2020 All-North Jersey Regional Chorus
Seven students in Regional Band
BCA won top prize overall in the advanced division in World Math Team Championships in Seoul Korea. Also won top prize in the relay, third place individual and a total of 22 individual medals.
BCA Math Team had 47 students qualify for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME).
HOSA Regional competition (Future Healthcare Professionals). Thirty four students won accolades.
Debate Team accolades: 1st Place Varsity: 2nd Place Varsity Program, 1st Place JV Program, 1st Place Overall Program.
Seven students in Bergen County Band and Chorus Festival.
2nd place finish in NJ in the Girls Go CyberStart competition! Great work!
First place and Second Place in Top Division in the American Computer Science League
41 accolades in New Jersey Regional Writing Awards from Scholastic
For 5th consecutive year BCA SkillsUSA Chapter was recognized as a Chapter of Distinction - a Model of Excellence at the Gold level.
Best Large Delegation Yale Model UN conference: 18 individual awards.
BCA FFA chapter brought home thirteen accolades from the State Convention
BCA Fed Challenge Team named Group Champion by the High School Fed
BCA Team accepted to State Final of NJ Science Olympiad: 4 medals
BCA qualified for the challenger division of the National Championship The US Math Competition Association
BCA JSA's Chapter President elected Governor of the Mid-Atlantic State in Regional Junior State of America