BRIGHTON — Brighton High School students in the DECA program had another successful year at state competition. Twelve students will be moving on to the International Career Development Conference, 13 students were finalists in their respective contests and three students were recognized with an honorable mention in their respective contests.
Students moving on to the International Career Development Conference which will be in Atlanta, Ga., include: Madison Marrs who received first place in the Business Services Individual Role Play Event; Dominique Wilson and Cole DeShazer who received first place for their Entrepreneurship Promotion Project; Will Ducher, Taylor Young and Jonathan Martinez who received first place in the Buying and Merchandising Operations Research Event; Madison Marrs and Jazmin Morales who received second place in the Public Relations Project; Saul Jurado, Miranda Sena and Alex Meier who received fourth place in the Public Relations Project; Marlene Sanchez who received forth place in Program of Work; and Aey Jay Parker, who was selected as a chapter representative for Program of Work.
Students who were finalists in their contests include: Sabrina Meskimen and Jessica Gieber for Financial Services Operation Research; Tralynn Tolbert and Brooke Rael for Business Services Operations Research; Saul Jurado for Personal Selling; Daniel Diaz and Ruth Villalobos for their Entrepreneurship Promotion Project; Aey Jay Praker and Amanda Vallejos-Torres for their Learn and Earn Project; Kaitlyn Arnold for her public relations project; and Rein Mickler, Ana Moya-Benitez and Sierra Moots for their Community Service Project.
Students who were named honorable mention in their respective contests include: Will Dutcher for Retail Merchandising; Miranda Sena and Tralynn Tolbert for Hospitality Services and Aey Jay Parker for Restaurant and Food Service Management.