Thirteen Butler Tech DECA students at Edgewood High School qualify for state competition

Members of the Butler Tech DECA Chapter at Edgewood High School

The Butler Tech DECA Chapter at Edgewood High School traveled to Beavercreek, Ohio, for regional competitions on January 25. Thirteen of the students qualified to advance to state-level competition at the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference in March. DECA is a career technical student organization that prepares emerging leaders for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.

Congratulations to our state qualifiers and district-level award recipients!

State Qualifiers and Award Recipients
1st place Emma Allen  Principles of Finance
1st place Elijah Beeler  Business Finance Services
2nd place Gracie Henderson  Hotel and Lodging Management Series
2nd place Becca Smith  Principles of Finance
2nd place Ashley Shannon  Principles of Hospitality & Tourism
3rd place Samuel Street  Business Services Marketing Series
3rd place Hannah Harrison  Human Resource Management Series
3rd place Jacob Insprucker  Business Finance Services
3rd place Cortnee Love & Maddie Wirtley  Buying and Merchandizing Team Decision Event
3rd place Bekah Moore  Marketing Communications Series
4th place Erin Heidorn  Retail Merchandising Series
4th place Amber Moore  Sports & Entertainment Series
District Level Award Recipients
4th place Madison Westerfield Principles of Marketing
5th place Conner Beckman & Ekiko Besingi Hospitality Services Management Team
5th place Mason Whiteley Principles of Business Management & Administration
5th place Kaley Chasteen Marketing Communications Series
5th place Tyler Began Business Services Marketing Series
4th place Chase Barker Personal Financial Literacy
5th place Aaron Williams Personal Financial Literacy