LCTI students compete at DECA event, 28 qualify for states

Twenty-eight LCTI students qualified for state competition by performing well at the Pennsylvania DECA District 7 Conference.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Thanks to a strong showing Tuesday (Dec. 11, 2018) at the district competition, 28 students from Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s DECA chapter are heading to the state contest next year. The Pennsylvania DECA Career Development Conference is scheduled Feb. 20-22 in Hershey.

More than 350 students from 12 schools participated in the Pennsylvania DECA District 7 Conference hosted by Lehigh Carbon Community College. The competition was followed by an awards ceremony and fashion show at LCTI.

Carbon Career & Technical Institute, Career Institute of Technology, East Stroudsburg High School, Easton Area High School, Freedom High School, Liberty High School, Monroe Career & Technical Institute, Moravian Academy, Schuylkill Technology Center, West Side Career & Technology Center and Wilkes-Barre Area Career & Technical Center were the other participating schools.

Students from LCTI’s Advertising Design/Commercial Art, Auto Technology, Criminal Justice, Marketing & Business Education and Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology programs competed at the conference.

The Advertising Design/Commercial Art state qualifiers are:

Banner (Individual)

  • First Place: Peter Baxter, Emmaus High School

Banner (Team)

  • Second Place: Alexis Dries, Emmaus High School
  • Second Place: Kristal Medina Cruz, Parkland High School
  • Second Place: Noah Weller, Parkland High School

Financial Team

  • Third Place: Amanda Mathis, Catasauqua High School

The Auto Technology state qualifiers are:

Automotive Services Marketing

  • Second Place: Marwah Luciano, Whitehall High School

The Criminal Justice state qualifiers are:

Entrepreneurship

  • Fifth Place: Samantha Eck, Louis E. Dieruff High School

Entrepreneurship Team

  • Third Place: Kharisma Williams, Louis E. Dieruff High School

The Marketing & Business Education state qualifiers are:

Business Service Marketing

  • First Place: Breanna Stalsitz, Southern Lehigh High School

Entrepreneurship Team

  • Third Place: Wanda Flores Suarez, Louis E. Dieruff High School

Female Model

  • Third Place: Loan Phung, William Allen High School
  • Fifth Place: Caitlyn Rios, William Allen High School

Financial Team

  • Third Place: Kemuel Mena Rijos, Emmaus High School

Food Marketing

  • Fifth Place: Dylon Acker, Emmaus High School

Hotel & Lodging

  • Second Place: Dylan Gino, Catasauqua High School

Job Interview

  • Second Place: Caitlyn Rios, William Allen High School

Male Model

  • First Place: Tehron Morris, Whitehall High School
  • Second Place: John Batista, William Allen High School
  • Fifth Place: Brandon Medina, William Allen High School
  • Sixth Place: Dylan Gino, Catasauqua High School

Principles of Finance

  • Sixth Place: Da’Yeem Robertson, Whitehall High School

Principles of Marketing

  • Fifth Place: Jeremy Bautista, Whitehall High School

Public Speaking

  • Fourth Place: Alexander Kesen, Southern Lehigh High School
  • Fifth Place: Brianna Woodham, Parkland High School

Restaurant

  • Fifth Place: Brandon Medina, William Allen High School

The Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology state qualifiers are:

Logistics

  • Fourth Place: Taylor Andres, Catasauqua High School
  • Fifth Place: Jason Garcsar, Southern Lehigh High School
  • First Place: Parth Pandya, Parkland High School
  • Second Place: Arizona Scheller, Louis E. Dieruff High School
  • Sixth Place: Nathan Servais, Emmaus High School
  • Third Place: Michael Vega Lara, William Allen High School

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