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Marketing students recognized at international conference

POSTED: May 17, 2013 5:38 p.m.

Students from Chestatee, East Hall, Flowery Branch and the Lanier Charter Career Academy recently attended the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. More than 16,000 students from around the world competes in marketing-based events.

The following students recevied awards:

* Zack Alexander, LCCA and a sophomore at North Hall, Entrepreneurship Innovation Idea and top 20 percent in the nation.

* Kevin Brown, a senior at LCCA, third place out of 123 teams, Financial Literacy Campaign where his team offered ongoing financial literacy training to students at LCCA during the past year; he also received a certificate of excellence for the top 20 percent in the nation.

* Nicole Columbo, LCCA and a senior at North Hall, Creative Marketing Project and top 20 percent in the nation.

* Haley Crain, a senior at Chestatee, graduated Leadership Development Academy.

* Alexis Dellinger, a senior at Flowery Branch, graduated Senior Management Institute.

* Kayla Dinkel, LCCA and a senior at Johnson, Community Service Project, received a certificate of excellence for the top 20 percent in the nation.

* Kyle Erickson, a senior at Flowery Branch, $ 1,000 National DECA Scholarship – Publix.

* William Espinoza, a senior at Flowery Branch, graduated Senior Management Institute.

* Andrew Evans, a junior at East Hall, placed in the top 10 out of 141 teams in Entrepreneurship Written and received a certificate of excellence for top 20 percent in the nation.

* Ellie Forrester, LCCA and a senior at North Hall, placed in the top 16 teams out of 142 teams, Public Relations Campaign for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation where her team rebranded the organizations’ collateral materials and created new tools to increase public awareness of the organization across the state. She also received a certificate of excellence for the top 20 percent in the Nation and was selected for the Senior Emerging Leader Honor Award. Only 13 from Georgia and 300 internationally earned the award.

* Danielle Hansel, LCCA and a senior at Flowery Branch, third place out of 123 teams, Financial Literacy Campaign where her team offered ongoing financial literacy training to students at LCCA during the past year; and she received a certificate of excellence for top 20 percent in the nation.

* Alexandra Herndon, LCCA and a senior at North Hall, third place out of 123 teams, Financial Literacy Campaign where her team offered ongoing financial literacy training to students at LCCA during the past year; and she received a certificate of excellence for the top 20 percent in the nation.

* Megan Jones, a sophomore at Flowery Branch, graduated from the Leadership Academy.

* Nickie Phillips, a junior at Chestatee, Business Services, received certificate of excellence for the top 20 percent in the nation.

* Colby Riddell, a senior at Flowery Branch, graduated Senior Management Institute.

* KayLynn Samples, a senior at Chestatee, received the $5,000 Harry E. Applegate Scholarship. More 7,000 scholarship applicants applied, 125 students received a scholarship and four received $ 5,000. She placed in the top 16 teams out of 142 teams, Public Relations Campaign for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation where her team rebranded the organizations’ collateral materials and created new tools to increase public awareness of the organization across the state. She also received a certificate of excellence for being in the top 20 percent in the nation and was selected for the Senior Emerging Leader Honor Award. Only 13 students from Georgia and 300 internationally received the award.

* Ashley Goddard-Shaw, a junior at Chestatee, graduated Chapter Management Institute.

* Khian Skidmore, a freshman at East Hall, received a certificate of excellence, Financial Literacy Promotion Project, top 20 percent in the nation.

* Ross Stevens, a sophomore at East Hall, received a certificate of cxcellence, Financial Literacy Promotion Project, top 20 percent in the nation.

* Amber Tyner, a junior at East Hall, received a certificate of excellence, Finance Operations Research, top 20 percent in the nation

DECA is a high school student organization which prepares emerging leaders for careers in marketing, management, entrepreneurship, hospitality and finance.


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