Port Clinton High School Marketing Education students and DECA members participated at the DECA District 2 Competition held at Bowling Green State University on Tuesday, Jan. 24. This talented group of students walked away with several awards.
There will be 13 representing PCHS at the DECA State Conference: Renee Reinheimer — first (Accounting Series); Jason Mueller — first (Principles of Marketing); Brooke Rodwancy — second (Principles of Business Administration); Brooks Calvert — second (Food Marketing Series); Rachel Nehls — second (Entrepreneurship Participating Event); Brenna Weaver — third (Human Resources Management Series); Courtney Whiting — third (Business Finance Series); Scott Wilkins — third (Business Services Series); Sean Black — third (Marketing Management Series); Halle Weaver — third (Professional Selling); and Connor Prine — fourth (Restaurant Food Service Series).
Other competitors include: Brehanna Hernandez — third (Fashion Merchandising); Becca Rider — fourth (Advertising Campaign); Caitlin Behrens — fourth (Sports & Entertainment Promotion); Candace Brandt — fifth (Quick Service Restaurant Series); Haley Snider — sixth (Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling); Mary Margaret Young — sixth (Principles of Hospitality); Addison Rospert — sixth (Sports & Entertainment Series); Megan Mallory — sixth (Retail Merchandising Series), and Eliza Sebring — sixth (Hotel & Lodging Management Series).
All students participated in business related events conducting presentations in front of adult judges from various aspects of industry. Students will be traveling to Columbus on March 16-18 to represent DECA District 2 at the State Conference. In Columbus, PCHS DECA students will strive to qualify for the International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, scheduled for April 28-May 2.