Collegiate DECA Succeeds in Salt Lake

Fort Hays State University students earned International honors again at the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference this April in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tormey, a DECA member since her senior year of high school, chartered the Collegiate DECA chapter at FHSU in the fall of 2008. Since its inception, FHSU students have placed in the top ten for all four years.

Winners are listed below:

   Chris Simmons, junior, placed first in Cyber Security, Help Desk, Network Design and Networking Concepts and second in Computer Concepts at the state conference.

   Jessica Tormey, senior, was elected international vice president at the international conference.

   Brittany Ballou, sophomore, placed first in Client Services and second in Retail Management at the state conference. At the international conference, Ballou was a finalist in Advertising Campaign.

   Jordan Niernberger, junior, was recognized at the international conference with the Gold Diamond Leadership Passport.

   Charles Dick, freshman, placed second in Project Management and third in Business Presentation at the state conference. At the international conference, Dick was one of the five finalists for Entrepreneurship - Growing a Business.

   Bri'Anna Ploude, junior, placed second in Management Concepts and Contemporary Sports Issues at the state conference. She was recognized at the international conference with the Gold Diamond Leadership Passport.

   Felix Albl, freshman, placed third in Business Presentation at the state conference. At the international conference, Albl was a finalist in Advertising Campaign.

  Kelsie Erlenbusch, sophomore, was recognized at the international conference with the Gold Diamond Leadership Passport.

 

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