The Lima Senior High School DECA program finished the State DECA Competition with three first-place awards and several others headed to the National contest.
Below are the results. The top three go onto nationals, which will be done virtually in the coming weeks.
1st Place Finishers:
Community Awareness Project – Nakiya Sigman, Je’Niya Allen and Alivea Buchanan
Innovation Plan – Cecelia Suarez and Jada McClendon
Sales Project – Meghan Nuckles, Ella Brayton & Alex Engberg
2nd Place Finish
Elsbeth Nelson – Public Relations
3rd Place Finishers
Career Development Project – Mike Snow, Javier Brito-Diaz and Alleah Julien
Haley Shafer – Policy Advocate
Top 10 Finishers –
5th Place: Community Giving – Kyle Figgins and MyAsia Luster
6th Place: Start-Up Business Plan – Jourdyn Rawlins
7th Place: Integrated Marketing Campaign – Keegan Halliday, Maddie Emerick and Tillie Nelson
8th Place: Human Resource Management – Gage Hipsher
10th Place: Hospitality & Tourism Selling – Addie Delph
State Officer Finalist: Evelyn Williams
Additionally, both Lima Senior DECA I & II received Thrive level recognition for their chapters, one of the highest distinctions a DECA chapter can receive on the National level, allowing for six additional students to compete and represent Lima Senior at Nationals.