Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy DECA students qualify for State

Twenty-two Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students recently qualified for DECA State CDC. Leading up to the state competition, students will work to improve their business marketing knowledge and role-play presentation performances.

Students who advanced:

Alycia “Allie” Pfuhl (RHS) – Principles of Marketing

Reiley Lynn (RHS) – Principles of Marketing

Meghan McGriff (RHHS) – Principles of Marketing

Haley Putman (RHHS) – Principles of Finance

Tyler Burpee (RHHS) – Entrepreneurship Series

Kayla James (RHHS) – Entrepreneurship Series

Nathan Hunter (RHS) – Human Resources Management Series

Amir Rabah (RHHS) – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series

Bryxxton Ramirez (RHHS) – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series

Zachary Siebert (RHHS) – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series

Leila Kavazi (RHS) – Marketing Communications Series

Meredith Hurst (RHS) – Retail Merchandising Series

Andrew “Drew” Ferry (RHHS) – Retail Merchandising Series

Lance Philp (RHHS) – Business Services Marketing Series

Ayden Bazan (RHS) & Hill Rukobo (RHS) – Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making

Ava Quartrone (RHS) & Keva Testa (RHHS) – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making

Rich McDermott (RHS) & Lillian “Lilly” Cardenas (RHS) – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making

Mackenzie Peterson (RHHS) & Alyssa Scott (RHHS) – Marketing Management Team Decision Making

Their next goal is to advance from State to DECA’s International Competition being held in Nashville, TN, in April.

Submitted press release by Rockwall ISD, edited for publication in Blue Ribbon News. 

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