Students from Five High Schools Earn Top 10 Awards at 2018 DECA International Conference

News Release
May 14, 2018

Eleven students from five high schools earned top 10 awards at the 2018 DECA International Career Development Conference held in Atlanta.  Students from Chantilly, Madison, Oakton, South County, and West Springfield High Schools earned top 10 finishes.


A list of FCPS students who placed in the top 10 or top 20 can be found below.


Approximately 19,000 students from all over the world attended the 2018 conference.  
DECA is a student organization that prepares high school students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and entrepreneurship by enabling them to practice key leadership skills such as goal setting, consensus building, and project management. 


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For additional information, contact Amy Granahan at algranahan@fcps.edu.  
 

Last

First

Chapter

Description

Team

Place in the World

Chiang

Kristine

Chantilly HS

International Business Plan

1

Top 10

Tacinelli

Alexis

Chantilly HS

International Business Plan

1

Top 10

Demir

Lara

Fairfax HS

Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan

1

Top 20

Morris

Bailey

Fairfax HS

Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan

1

Top 20

Sarkhosh

Shaiann

Fairfax HS

Fashion Merchandising Promotion Plan

1

Top 20

Zoom

Sky

Madison HS

Business Finance Series

 

Top 20

Jain

Nehal

Madison HS

Financial Services Operation Research

1

Top 10

Janowski

Allison

Madison HS

Financial Services Operation Research

1

Top 10

Socher

Ellie

Madison HS

Financial Services Operation Research

1

Top 10

Kimble

Tyler

Oakton HS

Financial Consulting Event

 

Top 10

Eyre

Edwina

Oakton HS

Marketing Communications

 

Top 20

Lahham

Jena

Oakton HS

Marketing Management Team Decision Making

1

Top 10

Mandava

Shritha

Oakton HS

Marketing Management Team Decision Making

1

Top 10

Silas

Ally

Oakton HS

Principles of Business Administration

 

Top 10

Dhawan

Viraaj

Oakton HS

Business Finance Series

 

Top 20

Sullivan

Natalie

South County HS

Principles of Hospitality

 

Top 10

Graves

Isabella

South Lakes HS

Innovation Plan

 

Top 20

Kumaran

Divya

Woodson HS

Accounting

 

Top 20

Akinloba

Kareese

West Springfield HS

Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series

 

Top 10

Last

First

Chapter

Description

 

Recognized

Pritz

Charles

Lake Braddock SS

Hotel and Lodging Management

 

Top 20 Test

Lee

Erin

Oakton HS

Retail Merchandisng

 

Top 20 Role-Play

So

Edward

South County HS

Sports & Entertainment  Team

 

Top 10 Test