BOTHELL— Inglemoor High School’s DECA team placed second in the nation and Woodinville High School’s DECA team placed fourth at the 66th annual International Career and Development Conference (ICDC) held April 26 – May 2 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The multi-day competition ended with the grand awards ceremony where recognition was given to the top 10 winners in each of the 35 competition events.
Inglemoor High School DECA top 10 in the nation
First place—Gina Lee in Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling
First place—Mac Abdi and Jasmine Clark in Business Law & Ethics
First place—Jordan Willis and Jordan Duffield in Travel & Tourism
Third place—Alex Yang and Stuart Wang in Advertising Campaign
Third place—Josey Buck in Hotel & Lodging
Third place—Megh Vakharia in Quick Serve Restaurant
Fifth place—Sara Tari in Accounting
Fifth place—Lisa Malloy in Fashion Promotion Plan
Sixth place—Forrest Albin and Syrus Le in Financial Services
Sixth place—Jordan Alfaro in Entrepreneurship Independent
Sixth place—Hunter McDonald in Marketing Management
Eighth place—Zoie Franklin in Sports & Entertainment Promotion Plan
Ninth place—Emmeline Vu and Brian Moran in Hospitality Services
Tenth place—Marc Lotorto and Ben Baxter in Business Law & Ethics
Inglemoor students placing in the top 20 and as finalists include Ryan Johnson and Brian Cullinan in Buying & Merchandising, Lauren Templeton and Michael Lewis in Marketing Communications, Dan Briggs and Janie Reid in Marketing Communications, Megan Rigby in Entrepreneurship Franchise, Sarah Macdonald in Professional Selling and Rachael Grudt in Business Finance.
Woodinville High School DECA top 10 in the nation
Second place—Kenny Raymond in Entrepreneurship Written
Third place—Kaitlin Seimering in Fashion Merchandising
Third place—Christine Horne & Parker Moore in Financial Services
Fourth place—Mikaela Gallagher in Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Fifth place—Reagan Quigley in Professional Selling
Seventh place—Mary Cochran & Cristal McClure in Business Law & Ethics
Seventh place—Madison Jones & Kelsea Orren in Buying and Merchandising
Eighth place—Maaike Tiersma & Joyce Tang in Marketing Communications
Ninth place—Bailey Blakemore in Automotive Services
Woodinville students placing in the top 20 and as finalists include Cameron Exelby and Chrissy Gonzalez in Travel & Tourism, Lucas Reller in Sports & Entertainment, Alex Lazear in Hotel & Lodging, Kennedy Whalen in Food Marketing, Kalei Munsell in Fashion Merchandising, Noah An in Sports & Entertainment Promotion Plan and Role-Play Finalist Megan Ellis in Automotive Services.