Record day for DECA state

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Record day for DECA state

Staff Writers; Image courtesy of Kelly Fowler

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Following their three day state competition, the Wildcat’s DECA squad qualified 16 students for International Competition in Orlando. In addition, three medaled as alternates, and one became one of our next Missouri DECA officers. It was a record number for first places for the BSHS DECA chapter. Please recognize the following notable performances at DECA state:

2019-2020 MO DECA VP of Communications Officer

  • Mariah Lawrence

1st Places

  • Anker Ryhl – Innovation Business Plan (10 pages & presentation)
  • Ethan Smith – Food Marketing Services
  • Ella Babcock – Restaurant & Food Services Management
  • Tre Ellebracht – Quick Service Restaurant Management
  • Taylor Meng & Morgan Hamadi – Buying & Merchandising Team Decision Making
  • Noah Hinton & Kaity Johnson – Marketing Management Team Decision Making

3rd Place

  • Beth Lee – Human Resources Marketing

4th Places

  • Sophie Kelly – Hotel & Lodging Marketing
  • Paige Bockes – Business Services Operations Research Plan (20 pages & presentation)
  • Carson Ludwig & Brenna Walsh – Hospitality Operations Research Plan (20 pages & presentation)

5th Places

  • Christina Nguyen – Business Services Marketing
  • Ryan Cheluget – Sports & Entertainment Marketing

Medalists  (6, 7, or 8th place – but we don’t know at this point)

  • Jaedyn Colvin & Brett Portlance – Independent Business Plan (20 pages & presentation)
  • Hayley Prins – Start-Up Business Plan (10 pages & presentation)