The 2018-2019 PCHS DECA Marketing Club attended the 75th DECA Career Development Conference (States), March 13-16, 2019, in Greensboro, NC. There were over 3000 students competing. We represented PCHS and ECPPS by bringing 22 students. I'm proud to say that 18 of our students received proficiency in their respective events. (Destiny Bazemore, Aprylee Brown, Adan Cano, Qymar Dashiell, Jonathan Lamberson, NKyla Lester, Michael Linton, Daniel Liverman, Kenisha Moore, Darsh Patel, Alex Quintero, Mikyla Quintero, Jada Reid, Shamara Riddick, Dylan Smith, D'Asionah White and Makayla Yeates).
Brandon Williams, Destiny Bazemore and NKyla Lester received the Hospitality Guests Certified Credential and a medallion for their exam scores.
Kenisha Moore received a medallion for a top role play in the event of Quick Serve Restaurant Management. Michael Linton received 2 medallions for 2 top role plays in his event of Retail Merchandising. Michael Linton also placed 4th in the state in his event and will get to compete in the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL, April 25-30, 2019.
Our chapter was also recognized as a Legacy Chapter of Distinction for our continued membership growth.