DECA Dozen Gain Key Leadership Skills

DECA Dozen Gain Key Leadership Skills photo
Shoreham-Wading River High School was well represented at the DECA Regional Career competition with 12 students participating in various business events along with more than 1,000 students from across Suffolk County.

Held at Suffolk County Community College, the competition works to prepare high school and college leaders and entrepreneurs in all areas of business, including marketing, finance, hospitality and management. The top winners are now qualified to compete at the New York State DECA Career Conference competition in March.

Each year, Shoreham-Wading River High School students embrace the fundamentals of the DECA competition and work to go above and beyond to represent the district as well as gain the leadership skills for their future goals.

Among the students who earned recognition were:

Top Ten Scores:
Nicholas Bettenhauser - Accounting Applications
Owen Donohue - Principles of Marketing
Sean Franson - Professional Selling
Christopher Simonetti - Hotel and Lodging Management
Peter Franson - Business Finance

Second Place:
Max Cavoli - Professional Selling

Third Place:
Josh Aliberti - Sports and Entertainment Team Event
Gavin Barone - Sports and Entertainment Team Event
Nicholas Cacciola - Business Finance
Jake Vogel - Professional Selling

Fourth Place:
Phil Deluca - Accounting Applications

Student Camden Sisler will also attend the state competition for his research paper on Entreprenuership Start-UP Business Plan.

The Shoreham-Wading River School District extends its congratulations to all the DECA participants and wishes the best of luck to them at the state level.