Port Clinton High School Marketing Education students and DECA members participated at the DECA District 2 Competition held at Bowling Green State University Monday, Feb. 4, and took home many awards.
A total of fourteen students will be representing PCHS at the DECA State Conference March 15-17:
1st Place: Eryn Nason (Retail Merchandising), Brooks Calvert (Food Marketing), Sean Black (Business Services), Jason Mueller (Marketing Management), Breahana Hernandez & Madison Baxter (Fashion Merchandising Promotional Plan), Amber Wuersig (Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling), and Caitlin Behrens (Professional Selling).
2nd Place: Nathan Haghiri (Automotive Services Marketing), Laura Masimore (Human Resource Management) Jacob Reed (Principles of Marketing) and Mary Margaret Young (Restaurant Food Service).
3rd Place: Scott Wilkins (Quick Service Restaurant)
Also placing at the event: Amber Waite (Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan) 3rd place, Christopher Stokes (Business Finance) 4th place, Ross Meek & Michael Kirkpatrick (Sports & Entertainment Promotional Plan) 4th place, Nicole Rogers (Principles of Business and Administration) 5th place, Austin Krupp (Sports & Entertainment Marketing) 5th place, and Alexis Cash (Principles of Hospitality and Tourism) 6th place. Port Clinton DECA placed 3rd in the Chapter of the Year with nine schools competing.
All students participated in business related events and presentations in front of adult judges from various aspects of industry. Students will be traveling to Columbus March 15-17 to represent DECA District 2 at the Career Development Conference at the Hyatt Regency in anticipation of qualifying for the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California April 24-28, 2013. PCHS Senior Jason Mueller has already qualified to compete at Nationals in Restaurant Virtual Business Challenge as well as fellow seniors Sean Black and Christopher Stokes in the Stock Market Challenge.