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DECA students make state competition

January 17, 2023

A total of 95 students from Smithtown High School East and High School West have qualified to advance to DECA's New York State competition this March in Rochester. 
64 students from High School East and West DECA received award recognition at the Suffolk County DECA Regional Competition. 
In addition, there are 31 other students who are completing their manuals for the state level competition. The manuals range from 10-20 pages on various Business/Marketing areas. 
Awards were presented to students for categories including accounting, apparel and accessories marketing, automotive services marketing, business management and administration, business law and ethics, business services marketing, financial services, food marketing, hospitality, hotel and lodging management, human resources, marketing communications, marketing management, personal finance, public speaking, quick serve restaurant management, and sports and entertainment marketing. Some students worked in teams, while others worked individually. 
Students who place in the performance and written events in Rochester will qualify to compete at the International DECA Competition in Orlando, Florida in April.

Congratulations to CTE Director Christine LoFrese and advisors Denise Massimo, Pat Rosa & Cindy Wood from High School West and Maeve Miller and Lara Olotka from High School East!

HSW DECA students

HSE DECA students