DECA Students Qualify for State Competition On Wednesday January 11th, the students from the R.G. Drage Marketing program at Louisville High School under the direction of their advisor, Ms. Everhart, competed in the DECA District 11 District competition.
The competition consisted of a 100 question multiple choice on-line test that was completed at the DECA chapter’s home schools related to their field of competition. On the day of competition, students had to complete a role play scenario with a judge related to their field area of competition.
The competition concluded with an awards ceremony on Wednesday January 25th held at R.G. Drage Career Technical Center where the top contestants from District 11 received medals and the top placers had the opportunity to qualify for the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference State Competition which will be held in March at the Columbus Convention Center.
The Marketing Program is very proud to announce that all 10 members of the senior marketing class qualified from our DECA chapter to compete at the state level! Congratulations to all the students! They represented the program with pride and professionalism and lived up to this year’s DECA theme of “Own Your Future”. Ms. Everhart is beyond proud of the students’ hard work and effort leading up to this competition and looks forward to preparing for the state level of competition as well. The following students placed and qualified for state competition in March in their events: 5th place Tyler Adams and Chris Libertore – Sports and Entertainment Team Event
3rd place Zach Dreher and Drew Dyer – Buying and Merchandising Team Event Casey Nau and Cole Weston – Travel and Tourism Team Event Colton Vick and Corey White – Hospitality Team Event
2nd place Sam DeDominicis and Jarrod Sebrell – Business Law and Ethics Team Event
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