BG students are among DECA's best PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 23 March 2013 07:54
Brittany Willinger (from left), Mariah Houser, Rebecca Reisberg and Israel Vento are going to national conference.
Sixteen students from Bowling Green High School's DECA Program competed at the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference in Columbus over last weekend.
After hours of preparation and hard work, members of Bowling Green's DECA Chapter amplified the competition at the Columbus Convention Center. Their knowledge of marketing, management, merchandising, and entrepreneurship was tested through business case studies and presentations to adult judges.
More than 2,000 students were there competing for a shot at the International DECA Career Development Conference. In the end, four students will represent BGHS at the competition in Anaheim, Calif. 
Those qualifying include: Mariah Houser and Rebecca Reisberg, who placed second in the state in their Business Law & Ethics Team Decision Making Event.The team of Israel Vento and Brittany Willinger placed fourth in the Travel & Tourism Team Decision Making Event.
Earning Honorable Mention was the team of Taylor Rose and Mikayla Tackett.
DECA the only organization operating at the international level for high school students interested in careers in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.
The program at Bowling Green High School is a satellite of Penta Career Center. Deb Kelly is the teacher.
Last Updated on Saturday, 23 March 2013 08:47

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