More than 50 D38 DECA students qualify for state following district competition

Following a seven-school DECA competition involving both Lewis-Palmer High School and Palmer Ridge High School, more than 50 D38 students will move onto the state level for further competition.

More than 800 students participated in the competition, with 72 competing on behalf of PRHS and 47 qualifying for State. Roughly 40 students competed from LPHS with seven qualifying for State.

“I could not be more proud of the amazing effort of our PRHS DECA students,” said Courtney Bushnell, PRHS DECA advisor. “If you know any of the students listed below, please congratulate them on their accomplishment of qualifying for State. If you know a student that competed but didn’t qualify for State, please congratulate them on taking a risk and putting forth their best effort.”

Of the 54 D38 students who will move onto the State competition, preparation begins now for February presentations.

“This is a tremendous accomplishment for these students and when you see them, please congratulate them for a job very well done,” said Byron Trop, LPHS DECA advisor.

To learn more about DECA and its chapters, tap here. To see each of D38’s qualifying students, read on below.

LPHS Qualifiers:

AnnaGrothe Hotel and Lodging Management
AlisonHansenPrinciples of Business Management and Administration
AllisonRiccardi Principles of Business Management and Administration
JohnRainePrinciples of Finance
LukeWilsonProfessional Selling
IssacSmithRestaurant and Food Services Management
AnnikaAhlersRetail Merchandizing

PRHS Qualifiers:

JulianAnchondoAutomotive Services Marketing
JakeAnkrumSports and Entertainment Marketing
JamesBaumertSports and Entertainment Marketing
AmyBerlinerTravel and Tourism Team
HaileyBrennanTravel and Tourism Team
BeckettBuchmanSports and Entertainment Marketing Team
AlexisBurnsRetail Merchandising
GraceCarlanderHuman Resources Management
ElizabethCashmanHuman Resources Management
JohnClawsonHotel and Lodging Management
KayleeClineMarketing Communications
AvaConnellyEntrepreneurship
MackenzieCulverApparel and Accessories Marketing
MadelineCumpApparel and Accessories Marketing
DanielleDayMarketing Management Team
NicoleDayMarketing Management Team
ClaireDeedsTravel and Tourism Team
CarolineDicksonPrinciples of Hospitality and Tourism
AidanFletcherFinancial Services Team
JillianGallagherHospitality Services Team
KendallGounerSports and Entertainment Marketing
AnisaHajibrahimHospitality Services Team
CarlyHanneyTravel and Tourism Team
BrookeHorsleyTravel and Tourism Team
EthanHultingFinancial Services Team
NatalieJanskyTravel and Tourism Team
ErinKaelinHospitality Services Team
AnanyaKalitaSports and Entertainment Marketing
JordanKolhouseHospitality Services Team
DanielLeidenbergerRestaurant and Food Service
RileyMarrPrinciples of Finance
KaelinMayoHotel and Lodging Management
WilliamMcCabeRestaurant and Food Service
DelanieMcMullenHotel and Lodging Management
ConnerMorenoSports and Entertainment Marketing
JasonNakkaSports and Entertainment Marketing Team
LiliannaNonoMarketing Communications
ClaraParkHospitality Services Team
RichardParkerSports and Entertainment Marketing Team
JamiePittnerRestaurant and Food Service
HanaPoulsonHospitality Services Team
RyleeStarlingHospitality Services Team
BrieTennantApparel and Accessories Marketing
OliviaTownsSports and Entertainment Marketing Team
NataliVolkSports and Entertainment Marketing Team
CalebWalkerHospitality Services Team
LukeWhiteSports and Entertainment Marketing Team

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