Seven LCTI students headed to next level of DECA competition

Pennsylvania DECA Career Development Conference 2018 collageHERSHEY, Pa. | Seven Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students qualified for the next round of competition with top finishes last month at the Pennsylvania DECA Career Development Conference.

DECA members from LCTI’s Advertising Design/Commercial Art, Marketing & Business Education and Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology programs participated in the annual event held Feb. 21-23 at Hershey Lodge.

Thanks to strong performances at the state contest, the following students qualified to compete this spring during the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Material Handling Logistics

First Place

  • Arizona Scheller, Louis E. Dieruff High School

PA DECA Plan of Action Thrive

  • Agostina Sanchez, Emmaus High School
  • Skarlin Paulino, Whitehall High School
  • Dylan Gino, Catasauqua High School
  • Breanna Stalsitz, Southern Lehigh High School

School-Based Enterprise

Gold Level Certification

  • Skarlin Paulino, Whitehall High School
  • Breanna Stalsitz, Southern Lehigh High School
  • Loan Phung, William Allen High School
  • Isabel Figueroa, William Allen High School

School Store Operations

First Place

  • Skarlin Paulino, Whitehall High School
  • Breanna Stalsitz, Southern Lehigh High School

In addition to competing well, Gino was elected PA DECA State Executive Vice President for 2018-19, which will be his second consecutive year on the state’s executive council.

The following students also competed and placed at the state conference:

Entrepreneurship Team

Gold Medal Written

  • Najeh Kegler, Parkland High School
  • Loan Phung, William Allen High School

Gold Medal Role Play

  • Najeh Kegler, Parkland High School
  • Loan Phung, William Allen High School

Entrepreneurship Individual

Gold Medal Written

  • Joseph Brown, Parkland High School

Chapter Banner

Third Place

  • Aleena Dalrymple, Northwestern Lehigh High School
  • Sami Lambert, Northern Lehigh High School

Chapter Awards Program

Second Place

  • Ariadne Pacheco, William Allen High School
  • Agostina Sanchez, Emmaus High School

Material Handling Logistics

Second Place

  • Taylor Andres, Catasauqua High School

Third Place

  • Michael Vega-Lara, William Allen High School

Principles of Marketing

Gold Medal Role Play

  • Brandon Medina, William Allen High School

Principles of Hospitality

Gold Medal Role Play

  • Emily Reales, Louis E. Dieruff High School

National DECA Membership Campaign

  • Agostina Sanchez, Emmaus High School
  • Skarlin Paulino, Whitehall High School

Kudos to all of LCTI’s competitors and congratulations to the international conference qualifiers!

View the news release.

Media Contact: Precious Petty, Public Relations Coordinator, 610-799-1450, pettyp@lcti.org

 

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