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CTE students mean business
CTE students mean business
Posted on 03/19/2021
UHS DECA students

UCS students earned top honors in the recent DECA State Career Development Conference, which recognizes students for their achievements in business

The following students were honored:

Henry Ford II High School

State Champions/International Qualifiers 

·        Christian Allen - Independent Business Plan

·        Emily Hill, Emily Romero - Project Management Business Solutions

·        Claire Luft, Renee Tavaluc - Project Management Community Awareness

·        Nelley Younis, Selena Younis - International Business Plan

·        Donovan Kurkowski, Christian Zakaria - School-Based Enterprise

Overall Finalist

·        Bella Koki, Giuliana Noto, Brooke Vargo - Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research 

·        Geneieve Costakes, Lukas Wegrzyn, Vishal Vajayaraja - Business Service Operations Research

·        Alexa Sorenson. Vanessa Yousif - Project Management Community Giving


Utica High School

Top 10 Finalists in Their Categories:

  • ·       Brandon Watha-Quick Serve 
  • ·       Hannah Kappulia-Enterpreneurship
  • ·       Alyssia Johnson-Sports Marketing
  • ·       James Duff & Laina Tomei-Hospitality & Tourism Team 
  • ·       Grant Freestone- Hotel & Lodging (Top Role Play medal)

Qualifiers for International Tournament

  • ·       Molly Stephens & Robina Dawood-Buying & Merchandising
  • ·       Dylan Lelito & Austin Shakouri--Integrated Marketing Event----Product
  • ·       Zach Powrozek, John Mahoney & Darren Welch--Integrated Marketing Event---Event
  • ·       Keagan Mahar, Ryan VanHeusden & Nolan Dishman----School Based Enterprise