KC DECA earns trophies and top honors at regional conference

Knox Central students are shown with trophies and medals following regional competition.

The business and marketing students at Knox Central High School have awards to prove their leadership and technical abilities.  The students, members of DECA, competed at the regional conference held Friday, February 8, at Eastern Kentucky University.  The conference features individual and team events in which students must use their knowledge of business and marketing to answer scenario and skill tests or make presentations.

Knox Central’s regional winners include:

Janae Adams, Food Marketing, 1st Place
Hannah Barnhill, Principles of Business Management & Administration, 1st Place
Braxton Chadwell, Principles of Finance, 1st Place
Kylie Dunaway, Principles of Hospitality & Tourism, 1st Place
Jimberly Hubbard, Principles of Hospitality & Tourism, 2nd Place
Bryce Imel, Principles of Business Management & Administration, 2nd Place
Logan Lambo, Principles of Marketing, 1st Place
Evan Landrum, Marketing Communications, 2nd Place
Evan Maxie, Business Finance, 2nd Place
Peyton, Mayne, Apparel & Accessories Marketing, 4th Place
Hanna Messer, Accounting Applications, 2nd Place
Ryleigh Swafford, Human Resources Management, 2nd place
Maria Tye, Retail Merchandising, 4th Place

Their advisors are Renee Adams and Virgena Rhodes.