Ten Mount Si DECA Students Qualify for State Competition
Thirty Mount Si High School students participated in the DECA area competition on January 15, 2021. Students participated in regional business-related competitions by creating videos of themselves doing a role play to showcase specific business skills and subject categories. Volunteer business professionals from the area, then scored the students. As a result, Mount Si High School has 10 students moving on to State Competition this spring.
The following students all finished in the Top 12 for their event, qualifying them for State:
*Ava Brodie and Makena Lau in Marketing Management Team Decision Making
Emma Cullen in Business Services Marketing
Mariam Mohammed in Human Resource Management
Oliver Lang in Food Marketing
Audrey Esteban in Restaurant and Food Service Management
Makhayla Adams and Indi Edwards in Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making
*And, Ava and Makena earned first place!
In addition, two first-year DECA members scored in the Top 20 for their event and are eligible to go on to State:
Colton Rose and Olivia Douglas in the Principles of Marketing Role Play event
The State DECA Competition is technically March 3-6, but students will submit their videos the week before, February 25. In addition to the competition, students will have access to a variety of business academies and guest speakers, as well as an opening session and awards ceremony for state competition. For more information, visit the DECA State Area Conference Website.
For more information about DECA at Mount Si High School, or how to become a volunteer DECA judge, please contact DECA Advisor and Marketing teacher Kelly Hawkins.