Five Rockwall ISD DECA students are State Finalists, three qualify for Internationals

From left: Meghan McGriff, Keva Testa, Sarah Odom, Lilly Cardenas, Isabelle Demengeon

ROCKWALL, TX – March 18, 2021 –  Five Dr. Gene Burton College & Career DECA students are State Finalists and three will advance to compete at the DECA Virtual International Career Development Conference (ICDC).

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, business, finance, hospitality and management. International qualifiers will compete against DECA students from around the United States and countries abroad in April.

State Finalists and International Qualifiers:

Lillian “Lilly” Cardenas (Senior, RHS) – Restaurant and Food Service Management
Sarah Odom (Senior, RHHS) – Business Services Marketing
Keva Testa (Senior, RHHS) – Apparel & Accessories Marketing

State Finalists:

Isabelle Demengeon (Junior, RHHS) – Start-Up Business Plan
Meghan McGriff (Senior, RHHS) – Marketing Communications

Submitted by Dori Brown, Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy, Rockwall ISD.

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