The state DECA competition in Portland was February 26–28, 2012. Salem-Keizer students performed well, with several qualifying for the national competition. Below is information and results of the competition. DECA is an international association of students and teachers of marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.
Students from South Salem and Sprague DECA programs arrived home last week after being at the State Career Development Conference in Portland. After working hard for the last several months, 59 students qualified for the International Career Development Conference, which will take place at the end of April in Salt Lake City. DECA is an organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Student qualifying for the national competition include:
South Salem HIgh School
Jake Hart, Drake George, Haley Ehlers, Max Lipton, Jacob Rogers, Sydney Gilbert, Riley Wulf, Emily Burney, Emily Boring, Carson Adams, Vikas Mankala, Abby Mudd, Oslo Jacobson, Nathaniel Schmidt, Katie Donovan, Elena Goodenberger, Wilie Curtis, Jack Bischman, Andy Jensen, Karina Gonzalez, Riley Hooper, Katie Hill, Emily Martin, Matt Sappingfield, Emily Weber, Ellyn Hilts, Kellie Harra, Shaun Stice, Kayla Young, Katie Andrews, Abigail Heringer, Micaela Edelson, Devyn Holbrook, Dasha Yastreb, Madi Moeller, Kevin Hormann, Conner Walker, Caitlin Harder, Bailey Garfield, Amelia Dobbes, Kim Traeger, Sidonia Simpson.
Sprague High School
Daniel Silberman, Sally Casebeer, Arika Hendren, Merry Robinson, Jordan Clausen, Alex Lianopoulos, Aleigha Mattison, Amber Newman, Dani Smith, Delaney Plan, Elliot Dow, Kendall Brittan, Marisa Crenshaw, Olivia Wall, Rachel Grisham, Raquel Deines, Thomas Hoffman.
Photos and text provided by Sharleen Grove, Coordinator of Career & Technical Education.