Local Scott Tech DECA members compete at Virtual District Career Development Conference

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
In the front row, AM DECA winners, pictured from left, are: Racheal Herrera, Miller High School; Madison Williams, Emily Mondragon and John Cabrera, all from Monett High School; Alyson Harter, Billings High School; Gavin King, Pierce City High School; Preston Adams, Miller High School; Cameron George and David Alvarez, Monett High School; and Colton Rickard, Billings High School. Not pictured: Aubrey Remenar and Joseph Flores, Cassville High School. Contributed photo

A total of 22 students of the Missouri DECA Chapter at Scott Tech competed in their first virtual District Competition in February. DECA is part of the Marketing Program at SRTC and prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career ready.

Of those, 15 students received first, second or third place awards and qualified to compete at the virtual State DECA Competition in March. Jill Fannin serves as the local DECA chapter advisor at SRTC.

Award winners included:

PM DECA winners, from left are: Olivia Osborn, Berean High School and Dylan Lynch, Monett High School. Not pictured is: Jared Canales, Monett High School. Contributed photo

Colton Rickard (Billings) first place Principles of Marketing

Joseph Flores (Cassville) first place Apparel & Accessories Marketing Individual Series

Madison Williams (Monett) first place Hospitality Professional Selling Event

Jared Canales (Monett) -- first place Business Finance Individual Serie

Preston Adams (Miller) and Emily Mondragon (Monett) first place Buying & Merchandising Business Operations Research Plan

Gavin King (Pierce City) and Alyson Harter (Billings) first place Project Management Sales Project

David Alvarez (Monett) and Aubrey Remenar (Cassville) first place Entrepreneurship Innovation Plan

John Cabrera (Monett) second place Quick Service Rest. Individual Series

Racheal Herrera (Miller) second place Startup Business Place

Cameron George (Monett) second place Sports & Entertainment Marketing Individual Series

Olivia Osborn (Berean) second place Automotive Service Marketing Individual Series

Dylan Lynch (Monett) third place Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

Jill Fannin serves as the local DECA chapter advisor at SRTC.