Members of Lynn Camp’s DECA chapter were all winners at their regional competition held on January 25 at the University of Kentucky student center.
All 29 students that competed placed in their respective categorise and quialified for state competition to be held at the Galt House in Louisville, March 11-13.
Student report by Jonah Sparks and Tyler Hubbard:
Most notably from the competition two students, Fred Slusher and Amanda Bowman, received exceptionally high scores getting 93 out of 100 on their role-play team event. One of the judges said “these students performed exceptionally well for their first time in a DECA competition and are not just state worthy they are ready for nationals in Salt Lake City.”
At the opening ceremony DECA treated participants to a very surprising opening. Three state officers opened up dancing to a very popular song “Party Rock Anthem”. Later they also had a special minute to win it competition between all DECA chapters in which the participants from each chapter did various activities such as a scavenger hunt, pencil toss, and an Oreo race.
During the opening ceremony, the Lynn Camp DECA chapter received a second place award for largest regional chapter membership and a third place largest regional chapter increase.
Below is a list of each student’s category and placement in their category.
|1st||Bowman, Amanda||Sophomore||Business Law & Ethics Team|
|1st||Slusher, Fred||Sophomore||Business Law & Ethics Team|
|1st||Wilson, Heather||Sophomore||Quick Serve Restaurant Management|
|1st||Clark, Kyle||Senior||Sports & Entertain Marketing|
|1st||Simmons, Wade||Sophomore||Principles of Marketing|
|1st||Karr, Nick||Senior||Sports & Entertain Marketing Team|
|1st||Owens, Damon||Senior||Sports & Entertain Marketing Team|
|1st||Decker, Bethany||Senior||Business Services Marketing|
|1st||Mills, Morgan||Junior||KY Retailing Concepts|
|1st||Girdner, Derrick||Junior||Automotive Service Marketing|
|1st||Mullins, Kayla||Sophomore||Principles of Hospitality|
|2nd||Duncum, Kaylee||Junior||Quick Serve Restaurant Management|
|2nd||Sparks, Jonah||Senior||Sports & Entertain Marketing Team|
|2nd||Duncum, Samantha J||Sophomore||Principles of Marketing|
|2nd||Hubbard, Tyler||Senior||Sports & Entertain Marketing Team|
|2nd||Ballard, Thomas||Senior||Restaurant & Food Service Management|
|2nd||Woolum, Christian||Senior||Food Marketing|
|2nd||Sizemore, Miranda||Senior||Business Services Marketing|
|2nd||Lockhart, Kibra||Sophomore||KY Retailing Concepts|
|3rd||Webb, Jessica||Senior||Restaurant & Food Service Management|
|3rd||Couch, Shawn||Senior||Sports & Entertain Marketing|
|3rd||Dixon, Denny||Sophomore||Retail Merchandising|
|3rd||Medlin, Trenton||Sophomore||Food Marketing|
|3rd||Branum, Samantha||Junior||Apparel & Accessories Marketing|
|4th||May, Valerie||Junior||Retail Merchandising|
|4th||Garland, Zack||Senior||Marketing Management|
|4th||Medlin, Hunter||Senior||Food Marketing|
|5th||Hall, Destiney||Sophomore||Apparel & Accessories Marketing|
|5th||Mitchell, Ashley||Junior||Retail Merchandising|