Babylon High School’s DECA Club has once again scored big at the Suffolk County DECA career competition.
against almost 2,000 students from across Suffolk County, Babylon’s 98-member
team surpassed the level of performance they have achieved in the past. As a
result of their talent and knowledge, 47 students placed in the top
award-winning levels of their categories and many others placed in the top five
of their category. A total of 41 students will be competing in the New York
State competition in March.
Listed below are those who placed in the top five and their category.
Sam Dickran and Jack Kresek: Third place: Hospitality Services Team
Jack Corcoran and Michael Logan: Second place: Travel and Tourism Team
Caroline Dunn: First place: Apparel and Accessories Marketing
Matthew Steffanata: Second place: Business Services Marketing
Rose Ann Bencivenga: Second place: Food Marketing
Emily Flaherty: First place: Hotel and Lodging Management
Elizabeth Logan: Fourth place: Retail Merchandising
Emma Rende: Fourth place: Decision Making – Human Resources
Hallie Merz: Fourth place: Public Service Visual Advertising
Jillian Greatsinger: First place: Visual Advertising
Luke Zappia: Third place: Public Service Broadcast Advertising
Henry Brunjes: Third place: Basic Marketing
The high school DECA club is advised by business teachers Andrew Marulis and Claire Reilly. DECA is an international co-curricular student organization with more than 200,000 high school and college members. DECA prepares students for careers in leadership, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, management and hospitality.
Info/photo courtesy of Syntax