The Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), is an international organization preparing high school and college students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management and other business areas.
East students participated in a competition against other high schools during most of last week in order to qualify for the International DECA competition at the end of April. This international competition will contain 20,000 students from seven different countries.
The following students qualified:
Sydney Krause and Mackenzie Sweat –Buying Merchandising Operations Research
Sydney Bahr – Entrepreneurship
Akshay Dinakar – Entrepreneurship
Noah Marsh – Entrepreneurship Growing your business
Mille Dinkel, Jordan Kiehl, Kate Mitchell – Ad Campaign
Patrick Hornung – Fashion Merchandising
Kendall Dunn – Automotive Services
Elizabeth Barnickel – Business Services marketing
Liam Griffith & David Finke – Finance
Garrett Bloom and Max Danner – Marketing Communications
Michael Kraft— Finance
Kendall Reeves – Hospitality
Avery Bolar – Marketing and Eastern Region Vice President
Annie Savage and Mitch Tamblyn – Creative Marketing Project
Several other students who finished in the top 5% of the state but couldn’t go to the international competition due to conflicts.