Giants have 13 state qualifiers for DECA

Giants have 13 state qualifiers for DECA

staff report

The following students represented Ben Davis in regional DECA competition Wednesday.

“Please congratulate our DECA students on another successful competition,” DECA sponsor Rachel Jones said. “It was an absolutely crazy, COVID filled beginning to our competitive season, but our students represented Ben Davis and Wayne Township in a brilliant manner.”

The next competition will be the State Career and Development conference at the beginning of March.

*Denotes State Qualifier
Bold denotes medal winner
*Abdul-Martin Olaetan – 3rd Place Principles of Hospitality
*Ayomide Fatoye – 6th Place Retail Management
*Lucas Manning – 7th Place Entrepreneurship
Kimberly Perez, Oswaldo Covarrubias – 10th Place Hospitality Team Decision Making
Tracy Landis, Vincent Miller – 17th Place Marketing Management Team Decision Making
*Jose Santiago – 6th Place Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Aesha Patel, Shelby Conn – 11th Place Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team
*Wendy Lopez – 7th Place Apparel and Accessories Marketing
*Grant Zellers – 3rd Place – Business Finance
*Aden Nzangane – 7th Place Hotel and Lodging Management
*James Chapman – 7th Place Human Resources Management
*Ethan Miller – 3rd Place Marketing Communications
*Nathan Mailey – 5th Place Marketing Communications
*Enayah Neal – 4th Place Retail Management
*Abigail Ortiz – 1st Place Retail Management
*Lindsay Merrill – 5th Place Restaurant and Food Service Management
– Ben Davis DECA is the District 8 DECA Family Feud Champions!!
We also have a few students who were only able to complete half of the competition due to circumstances beyond the student’s control.  These students are awaiting word as to whether they will qualify for the next level.  These students are:
Edgar Sanchez – Business Services Management
Amadou Diallo – Food Services Marketing
Marquavius Scott, Djigui Diakite – Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making