Clarke Students “Go for DECA Gold ”

CCHS DECA students proved the 2011-12 Virginia DECA theme of “Go for DECA Gold ” true on Thursday, January 26th at the 2012 DECA District Leadership Conference Competitive Events held at the Apple Blossom Mall. Students were competing against 7 schools with over 300 students participating in 15 different categories Clarke County DECA members earned top honors with 8 First Place and 6 Second Place Winners and 7 Third Place Winners. Congratulations!

The following First, Second and Third Place Overall Winners will be advancing to the DECA State Leadership Conference on March 4-6 in Norfolk, VA.

Photo credit: Laura Stevens

  • Megan Allen
  • Emily Amos
  • Michael Arthur
  • Elizabeth Blight
  • Courtney Butterfass
  • Anna Cantrell
  • Josh Dulaney
  • Michaela Garrison
  • Clara Gilleland
  • Amanda Gordon
  • Erin Hall
  • Daniel Judge
  • Andy Justice
  • Lauren Kelleher
  • Andy King
  • Will Ravenscroft
  • Amanda Robinson
  • Jesse Robinson
  • Julia Shaffer
  • Scott Schutte
  • Madison Tyler


In addition, the following students will be competing in state level events:

John Catlett and Bridget Acland– Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making Event

Brittany Teasley and Ellie Kraft – Sports and Entertainment Team Decision Making Event

Davey Hardesty and Natalie Flagg – Marketing Communications Team Decision Making Event

Allison Crandell and Kendall Jenkins – Hospitality Services Team Decision Making Event

Alex Harden and Amy Legare — Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making Event

Donald Tredway – Professional Selling

Victoria Ewing – Professional Selling

Natalie Flagg and Andy King – State Officer Candidates

These students will be accompanied by their DECA Advisors:

Mary Elson and Rachel Mercke

Individual District Leadership Conference event winners are as follows:

APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES MARKETING—-26 Competitors

Allison Crandell 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER

Lisa Daniels 3rd Place Pricing Role-Play and  3rd Place Operations Role-Play

Rachel Sefton 2nd Place Pricing Role-Play

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES MARKETING – 9 Competitors

Courtney Butterfass 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Promotion Role-Play, 1st Place Marketing Role-Play

Will Ravenscroft 3rd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rd Place Comprehensive Exam, 2nd Place Promotion Role-Play

Davey Hardesty 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rd Place Promotion Role-Play

BUSINESS FINANCE MARKETING —4 Competitors

Elizabeth Blight 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Comprehensive Exam, 1st Place Financial Analysis Role-Play, 2ndPlace Financial Analysis Role-Play

BUSINESS SERVICE MARKETING—14 Competitors

Andy Justice 2nd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Promotion Role-Play

Daniel Judge 3rd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Product/Service Mgt. Role-Play

Dillon Crossley 3rd Place Product/Service Mgt. Role-Play

FOOD MARKETING —17 Competitors

Amanda Gordon 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1stPlace Customer Relations Role-Play, 1stPlace Professional Development Role-Play

Nicole Legare 2nd Place Customer Relations Role-Play

HOTEL & LODGING MANAGEMENT – 11 Competitors

Emily Amos 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 2nd Place Comprehensive Exam – tie, 2nd Place Marketing Role-Play, 2nd Place Promotion Role-Play

Anna Cantrell 3rd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 2nd Place Comprehensive Exam – tie, 1st Place Promotion Role-Play

HOTEL & LODGING MANAGEMENT- continued

Donald Tredway 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rdPlace Marketing Role-Play

Stephanie Anderson 3rd Place Promotion Role-Play

MARKETING MANAGEMENT—15 Competitors

Michaela Garrison1stPLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1stPlace Marketing Planning Role-Play, 2nd Place Product/Service Mgt. Role-Play

Michael Arthur2nd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Product/Service Mgt. Role-Play, 2ndPlace Marketing Planning Role-Play- tie

Nathan Chatham 1st Place Comprehensive Exam

Bridget Acland 3rd Place Product/Service Mgt. Role-Play, 2nd Place Marketing Planning Role-Play- tie

QUICK SERVE RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT —23 Competitors

Lauren Kelleher 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 2nd Place Selling Role-Play, 2nd Place Professional Development Role-Play

Colin Johnson 2nd Place Comprehensive Exam

RESTAURANT AND FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT — 24 Competitors

John Alfaro 2nd Place Human Resource Mgt. Role-Play

Morgan Brondstater 3rd Place Customer Relations Role-Play

Bruce Ward 3rd Place Comprehensive Exam

RETAIL MERCHANDISING SERIES— 23 Competitors

Scott Schutte 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rdPlace Comprehensive Exam, 2nd Place Marketing Role-Play, 1stPlace Promotion Role-Play

Megan Allen 2nd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rd Place Marketing Role-Play, 2nd Place Promotion Role-Play

Julia Shaffer 3rd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 2nd Place Comprehensive Exam

Brittany Teasley 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rd Place Promotion Role-Play

SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING—28 Competitors

Jesse Robinson 2nd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Pricing Role-Play

Ben Williams 1st Place Promotions Role-Play

PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ADMISNISTRATION—14 Competitors

Erin Hall 3rd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rdPlace Comprehensive Exam – tie

Victoria Ewing 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 2ndPlace Economics Role-Play

Kendall Wallace 1st Place Comprehensive Exam

Danny O’Donnell 2nd Place Comprehensive Exam

George Novakowski3rdPlace Comprehensive Exam – tie

Rachel Dors 3rd Place Comprehensive Exam – tie

PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE—9 Competitors

Andy King 2nd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 3rd Place Comprehensive Exam, 2nd Place Financial Analysis Role-Play

Ellie Kraft 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER

Anna Bodkin 2nd Place Comprehensive Exam

Salvador Vergara 3rd Place Comprehensive Exam

PRINCIPLES OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM—18 Competitors

Amanda Robinson 2nd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Customer Relations Role-Play

Josh Dulaney 3rd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1st Place Comprehensive Exam

Alex Harden 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER

Kendall Jenkins 3rd Place Customer Relations Role-Play

Caroline George 3rd Place Comprehensive Exam

PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING—15 Competitors

Clara Gilleland 1st PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 1stPlace Emotional Intelligence Role-Play

Madison Tyler 3rd PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 2nd Place Emotional Intelligence Role-Play

John Catlett 4th PLACE OVERALL WINNER, 2nd Place Comprehensive Exam

Eric Hoyt 3rd Place Emotional Intelligence Role-Play

 

Comments

  1. Clarkecitizen says:

    Great job and well represented students! Congrats to Ms. Elson for a fantastic competition. Good luck at the State Competition.

  2. Right Winger says:

    DANG!!! Talk about annihilating the competition!!

    • livein22611 says:

      Do those who voted thumbs down realize that the phrase “annihilating the competition” is a good thing? A compliment.
      Way to Go CCHS DECA!! Congratulations, as always!

  3. Clarke Co Anne says:

    Fantastic! Congratulations all and can’t wait to hear about the State results.

  4. Tammy Lanham says:

    Way to go Eagles! Another super CCHS program- keep up the great work:)