Students qualify for DECA state competition

February 5, 2013

By Staff

Hundreds of students, working individually and in teams, recently competed in the Area 4 DECA competition at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue.

Many qualified for the DECA state contest March 7-9 competing in categories including accounting, marketing, retail, entertainment management, business law and ethics, financial services, travel and tourism and sales.

Skyline High School won the overall competition and is sending 99 students to state. Issaquah High School qualified 25 students and 24 will compete from Liberty High School.

The following students took first place in their categories:

Liberty: KD Kerstetter, Sales Event (Hospitality); Michaela Chucka and Megan Chucka, Business Law and Ethics

Skyline: Salma Mahmoud and Kate Cormier, Hotel and Lodging Management; Mike Seeley, Professional Selling; Emily Rochford, Entrepreneurship Participating-Independent; Mary Alice Peng Entrepreneurship Participating-Franchise; Sydney Kane and Megan Humble, Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan; Kourtney Kirton and Jake Therrien, Sports and Entertainment Promotion Plan

Results from Issaquah were not available.

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