Hamilton DECA experiences success at state

Hamilton High School sent 22 DECA members to the March 4-6 Wisconsin DECA Career Development Conference in Lake Geneva. Hamilton earned 48 awards and qualified 12 members to advance to the international conference.

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The following students were recognized and will represent Hamilton at the DECA International Career Conference April 27-30 in Orlando:

  • Maanya Kashyap, second place overall and four medals for marketing communications;
  • Arushi Ranasaria, second place overall and one medal for integrated marketing campaign – product and two medals for apparel and accessories;
  • Rashmi Majjigapu, second place overall and one medal for integrated marketing campaign – product;
  • Maxwell Unger, third place overall and two medals for business services marketing;
  • John Weber, fourth place overall and two medals for sports and entertainment marketing and two medals for integrated marketing campaign – event;
  • Eric Doese, fourth place overall and two medals for accounting applications;
  • Aayush Iyengar, fifth place overall and three medals for principles of finance;
  • Jason Gahr, sixth place overall and two medals for entrepreneurship;
  • James Richter, one medal for financial consulting and two medals for personal financial literacy; and
  • Sophia Detweiler, two medals for retail merchandising.

The following students have been invited to compete at the international conference based on performance: Peyton Feudner and Gavin Kuhlenbeck, School-Based Enterprise.

Additional students who medaled include:

  • Michael Maher, sixth place overall and three medals for hotel and lodging management;
  • Haley Pfifer, three medals for food marketing;
  • Margaret Flynn, two medals for principles of business management and administration;
  • Shiva Senthil, two medals for entrepreneurship;
  • Prathmesh Konda Gopinath, one medal for principles of business management and administration; and
  • Matthew Lehner, one medal for human resource management.

Business education teacher and DECA advisor Skip Hay will accompany qualifying students and Charger Corner managers to the international conference.