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GCPS students take top spots at state DECA conference

Gwinnett students earn top state DECA honors

GCPS students take top spots at state DECA conference

March 16, 2018

     More than two dozen Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) middle and high school students earned a first or second place finish at the DECA State Career Development Conference last month. The 25 students have qualified and will   represent GCPS at the International Career Development Conference in April, held in Atlanta. 

     DECA is an international association of high school and college students that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. Through DECA, Gwinnett County Public Schools’ students have the opportunity to participate in leadership development activities and compete in a variety of events on an international level. The winning students are:

School

Name

Place

Recognition/Event Name

North Gwinnett MS

Trinity Elaine Eloise DiBartolo

2nd

Emerging Leader Academy

Brookwood HS

Gloria Adeola

Priscilla Lin

Susan McKibben

Deborah Olorunisola

2nd

1st

1st

2nd

Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making

Financial Services Team Decision Making

Financial Services Team Decision Making

Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making

Lanier HS

Britley Jones

2nd

Business Services Role Play

Meadowcreek HS

Toni Walker

1st

Apparel and Accessories Marketing

Mill Creek HS

Gabriella Delliponti

Owen Pendley

Samantha Rahinsk

Matthew Streeter

Danielle Williams

1st

1st

2nd

2nd

1st

State Lapel Pin Design

State Lapel Pin Design

Quick Serve Restaurant Management

Accounting Applications

State Lapel Pin Design

Mountain View HS

Amaya Acklin

Alexis Clark

Alexis Clark

Lauryn Jackson

1st

1st

2nd

1st

Entrepreneurship - Start Up Business Plan

Entrepreneurship - Start Up Business Plan

Entrepreneurship - Individual Series

Entrepreneurship - Start Up Business Plan

North Gwinnett HS

Matthew Gilbert

Kenneth Huffman

Jordan Johnson

1st

1st

1st

Buying & Merchandising Operations Research

Buying & Merchandising Operations Research

Business Growth Plan

Parkview HS

Frederick Julian Ashby

Matthew Castrillon

Olivia Draper

Angela Lee

Mackenzie Perez

Mary Wang

Cindy Zhou

2nd

2nd

1st

2nd

1st

2nd

2nd

Sports & Entertainment Marketing Individual Role Play

Sports & Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making

Finance Operations Research

Sports & Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making

Finance Operations Research

Business Services Operations Research

Business Services Operations Research

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