Thirty students from LCTI headed to DECA states

Thirty students from LCTI’s DECA chapter qualified to compete at the 2023 state conference in Hershey, Pa.

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | Thanks to a strong showing in the District 7 competition, 30 students from Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s DECA chapter qualified for this month’s state competition. The Pennsylvania DECA Career Development Conference is scheduled Feb. 22-24 in Hershey, Pa.

The following students from LCTI’s Marketing & Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain Management & Logistics Technology programs qualified to compete in the annual event:

Allentown Central Catholic High School

4th Place: Aiden Beck, Modeling
5th Place: Aiden Beck, Sports & Entertainment Marketing

William Allen High School

1st Place: Janiya Cobb-Pippins, Modeling
6th Place: Janiya Cobb-Pippins, Business Services Marketing
1st Place: Jessica Dutan, Marketing Team Decision Making
2nd Place: Alfonso Jaquez, Supply Chain Management
6th Place: Jose Molina, Modeling
4th Place: Dayana Ordonez, Entrepreneurship
6th Place: Angelina Rosado, Supply Chain Management
3rd Place: Raiza Salgado, Supply Chain Management
5th Place: Jhelenny Tavarez, Human Resource Management
6th Place: Joseph Williams-Ozorio, Sports & Entertainment Marketing

Louis E. Dieruff High School

3rd Place: Jaianna Burrell, Chapter Banner Event (Team2)
1st Place: Valeria Garcia, District 7 Pennsylvania DECA Representative 2023
2nd Place: Valeria Garcia, Hospitality Team Decision Making
5th Place: Jadelynn Luciano, Modeling
6th Place: Jadelynn Luciano, Quick Service Restaurant Management
3rd Place: Elianny Pillier, Restaurant & Food Service Management

Catasauqua High School

3rd Place: Jevon White, Entrepreneurship

Emmaus High School

1st Place: Jacob Walter, Supply Chain Management

Northern Lehigh High School

2nd Place: Julia Jachowicz, Chapter Banner Event (Team1)
4th Place: Sasha Singh, Supply Chain Management

Northwestern Lehigh High School

4th Place: Jay Christman, Chapter Banner Event (Team3)
4th Place: Jax Rivera, Chapter Banner Event (Team3)
1st Place: Aubrey Webster, Marketing Team Decision Making

Parkland High School

3rd Place: Don Michael Christopher, Chapter Banner Event (Team2)
1st Place: Josef Osmanovic, Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making
2nd Place: Josef Osmanovic, Modeling
5th Place: Daniel Osmanovic, Principles of Business Management & Administration

Salisbury High School

5th Place: Carl Dyer, Modeling

Whitehall High School

5th Place: Jayden Ortiz, Supply Chain Management
4th Place: Zaravy Ramirez-Pineda, Principles of Business Management & Administration
2nd Place: DeAnthony Suarez, Hospitality Team Decision Making
1st Place: Abel Trevino, Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making

Kudos to all of LCTI’s DECA competitors and congratulations to the state qualifiers!


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