Half of the Hamilton High School students who qualified for state competition came away with medals at the 39th Annual Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Career Development Conference in Lake Geneva. The state medal-winners were:
- Angela Starz – apparel and accessories marketing;
- David Paton – vehicles and petroleum marketing; and
- Breanna Knueppel and Kaitlin Librizzi – hospitality services team decision-making.
Other Hamilton state competitors were:
- Andy Schilter
- Kayla Chambers
- Marissa Gross
- Melissa Akins
Business education teacher Skip Hay is the Hamilton DECA advisor. DECA is an association of marketing and management students that provides opportunities to compete in more than 50 categories related to marketing and management career development.