DECA students rank among the top in marketing

Marketing and business education students in Knox County are ranked among the top of students following competitive events held at the regional DECA conference on February 10, 2017.

When the rating sheets were tallied at the end of the conference held at Eastern Kentucky University, Knox students won seven awards and the opportunity to advance to the state conference to be held March 5-7 in Louisville.

Knox Central High School

1st Place – Allison Swafford and Kasey Stevens, Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making
3rd Place – Will Dunaway and Landon Hammons, Business Finance Team Decision Making
4th Place – Jewelian Riley, Principles of Marketing
6th Place- Jacob Evans and Logan Owens, Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making

Lynn Camp Schools


1st Place – Kristen Kersey, Hotel and Lodging Management
2nd Place – Faith Hinkle,  Sports and Entertainment Promotion Project
2nd Place – Mariah Parker, Human Resource Management

DECA is a not-for-profit student organization for students enrolled in marketing and business courses with more than 215,000 members in all 50 United States and several countries.  The Knox County advisors are Renee Adams and Virgena Rhodes at Knox Central and Selina Deaton at Lynn Camp.

Posted on February 11, 2017