DECA went to State this past week on March 5-7. The DECA state meet took place in Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency.
Junior Trevor Dahlof took top 8 in the state of Minnesota for Quick Serve Restaurant Management. Senior Reycel Christianson, Senior Bruce Thao, Senior Esmeralda Heurta, Junior Trevor Dahlof and Junior Katelyn Jerde took top 8 in the state of Minnesota in the Marketing Product Plan Team category. Junior Fei Zheng and Senior Reycel Christianson took top 12 in the state of Minnesota for International Business Plan.
“State was awesome. I was so ecstatic that I got to go,” Senior Rachel Robinson, “I’ve never been to state except in choir. There were too many kids there though, there were like 7 floors of just kids. It was ridiculous, but awesome.”
Sophomore Austin Maffei will be advancing to DECA Nationals which will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah in May.
What is DECA?
“DECA is an association of business marketing students where you can compete in several different events such as; employment interviews, sales demos, role plays or papers, and it’s also a great place to meet a bunch of new people and make some friends,” said Junior Katelyn Jerde.