Hamilton DECA experiences success at state

Twelve Hamilton High School DECA members competed March 18-20 at the Wisconsin DECA Career Development Conference in Lake Geneva.

The following students were recognized and will represent Hamilton at the DECA International Career Conference May 3-6 in Atlanta:

  • Therese Merkel and Grace Modl, first in their flight and second place overall, School Based Enterprise Academy;
  • Yuchun Wang and Rohan Washikar, fourth place overall, creative marketing project; and fifth place overall, business law and ethics; and
  • Jessica Neumann, fourth place overall, quick service restaurant management.

Merkel, Modl and Neumann were awarded a $500 scholarship for their efforts.

Nicole Spence and Kashish Talwar medaled in their respective categories: Spence in quick service restaurant management and Talwar in business services marketing.

Business education teacher and DECA advisor Skip Hay will accompany qualifying students and future Charger Corner manager, Andrew Ullmann, to the international conference.