Giants to send 17 to state DECA competition

Seventeen teams or individuals earned state qualifying status in recent DECA District Competition.

State competition will be held February 28-March 1 at the Downtown Marriott.  Students will have the chance to qualify for the International Conference which will be held in Nashville, TN.

*Denotes State Qualifier

Marketing Communications *Kiranjit Atwal/Mansi Pandya – 1st Place– District Champion Samanta Maldonado/Virgina Limon – 19 th Place

Sports and Entertainment Marketing Noah Thomas/Isaiah Campbell – 13th Place Eric Hernandez/Everardo Fuentes – 17 th Place

Travel and Tourism  *Hannah Patchon/Olivia Carufel – 2nd Place –District Runner-up Hector Blanco-Suazo/Jullian Castrillon – 20 th Place

Hospitality Services *Caroline Crouch/Jonathan Knop – 6th Place Korbyn McGowan/Syndey O’Day – 17 th Place

Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling *Sarah Gaither – 3rd Place – Medal Winner

Professional Selling  *Ally Johnson – 6th Place

Principles of Hospitality *Natalie Poteet – 9th Place Miguel Osorio – 13th Place

Principles of Marketing *Lyndsey Rudolf – 10th Place

Apparel and Accessories *Brittany Davis – 10 th Place Alejandra Melchor – 13th Place

Automotive Services        Brent Harris – 15th Place Derrick Hulitt – 16th Place

Business Finance *Ruby Flores – 7th Place *Ryan Deal – 11th Place

BusinessServices *Michael Casale – 8th Place

Hotel and Lodging Management Tiarah Cox – 14th Place

Human Resources Management *Andrea Escobar – 11th Place

Marketing Management *Tanner Lawson- 9th Place Aaron Trejo – 14th Place

Quick-Serve Restaurant Management *Brendyn Waites- 4th Place Kamri Tuck – 14th Place

Restaurant and Food Management *Jaysha Jones – 8th Place *Caleb Williams – 11th Place

Retail Management *Sydney Bridgewater – 7th Place *Nadia Issa – 10th Place

Sports and Entertainment Marketing *Daniel Adeniji – 8th Place Wayvon Lockhart – 17th Place