DECA State Conference Winners

March 4, 2024

Cedar Creek DECA competed at the Louisiana DECA State Career Development Conference this weekend in Baton Rouge. Out of 37 students attending the conference, 13 students placed in the top 3 and will advance to the International Career Development Conference in April in Anaheim, California:

3rd Place:
•Zoey Venters, Mada Kneeland, and Anna Grace Johnson- Community Giving Project
•Triston Floyd- Automotive Service Marketing

2nd Place:
•Britton Bennett and Emma Phillips- Integrated Marketing Campaign
•Allie Jones- Marketing Communications

1st Place:
•Allie Jones and Ella Eagles- Community Giving Project
•Audrey Barron and Ella Grace Barham- Integrated
Marketing Campaign
•Amelia Reynolds- Entrepreneurship Start-up Business Plan
•Rex Freling- Principles of Marketing
•Madison Stringer- Professional Selling

Students placing in the top 6:
•Mallory Waller and Katherine Worthey - Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making
•Jack Bell and Triston Floyd- Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making
•Sophie Mariano and Georgia Dugdale-Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making
•Gilly Washam and Rubye Ann Walsworth- Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making
•Zoey Venters- Food Marketing

Achieving the Competency Certificate on their exam:
•Rubye Walsworth
•Rosemary Sewell
•Rex Freling

As a chapter, we received:
-Outstanding Chapter Award
-Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award
-Community Service Campaign Award

DECA is an international association of high school and college students and teachers of marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service. The organization prepares leaders and entrepreneurs for careers and education in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and other business areas.

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