Owen J. Roberts DECA participated in the Pennsylvania DECA State Competition/Conference from February 22-24 along with 2,600 other public and private school students. Students placing in the top 4 in their event will be moving on to the next level of competition in Anaheim, California to compete against 18,000 students from across the United States, Canada, and many other foreign countries.
DECA is the only international student organization operating through schools to attract young people to careers in marketing, merchandising, management, and entrepreneurship.
Congratulations to the following students on this outstanding accomplishment:
Moving on to ICDC in Anaheim….Olivia Harmanos and Heidi Joyce, 2nd place in Business Operations Research; Courtney Thomson, 3rd place in Business Operations Research; Jackson Braun, 1st place in Sports and Entertainment Marketing; Jillian Dracup, 4th place in Financial Operations Research; Jennifer Weston, 2nd place in Financial Operations Research; Claudia Schneider, 2nd place in Entrepreneurship Business Growth; Mia Flavin and Sarah Tabatabaei, 1st place in Advertising Campaign; Emily Stoner and Emily Haverstick, 2nd place in Buying and Merchandising Operations Research; Jonathan Arditi, 3rd place in Business Financial Series; Dan Duffy and Liam Conway, 4th place in International Business Plan; Matt Lewis and Austin Koury, 1st place in International Business Plan; Julia Brennan and Madeline Zarkoski, 3rd place in Fashion Promotion Plan; Katie Kerlin, 2nd place in Fashion Promotion Plan; Lucas Gray, 4th place in Quick Serve Restaurant Management; Laura Brigandi, 4th place in Hospitality and Tourism Selling; Holden Smith, 3rd place in Sports and Entertainment Promotion Plan.
Finalists (Top 6): Owen Gift, Business Service Marketing; Max Murphy, Marketing Communications; Caitlin McGee, Entrepreneurship StartUp Business Plan; Aaron Jeong, Restaurant and Food Service Management; Kyle Surette, Quick Serve Restaurant Management; Linus Blatz, Hotel Lodging Management; Michael Dietrich and Graham Pugh, Sports and Entertainment Promotion Plan