Saline County Career Center DECA chapter competes at State
Saline County Career Center DECA chapter competes at State
Mary Keller
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Saline County Career Center DECA students reaped the rewards of their year-long class projects March 24-26.

At the Missouri DECA State Career Development Conference, One team qualified to present their projects at the next level, DECA's International Career Development Conference, April 26-May 1, in Orlando, Florida.

At the State conference, several students presented projects they began working on at the beginning of the school year and were evaluated by a judging panel consisting of more than 100 business and industry professionals. The team of Madison Baker and ReBekka Cox placed in the top eight, with their creative marketing project, “P.E.A.C.E.”  Lauren McComas and MacKenzi Mills placed in the top eight with their creative marketing project, “Seconds Matter.” The team of Rhiannon Bowlen and Iline Alvarez placed top eight with their community service project, "November Rain.” Romario Monroy and Trinity Stewart placed in the top eight and earned a 2nd place trophy with their creative marketing project, "Operation Stand Up."

This year Romario Monroy and Trinity Stewart will represent the SCCC chapter at ICDC with their creative marketing project in April.

The SCCC chapter was recognized this year for obtaining Thrive status for their efforts in community service, promotion, and global entrepreneurship campaigns. SCCC was the only Missouri chapter to achieve all three campaigns this year.

Pictured:  12 SCCC chapter members at State.

Front row left to right: Connor Gastineau, Marissa Vestal, Joanna Carranza. Back row left to right: Grant Mach, Trinity Stewart, Romario Monroy, Mackenzi Mills, Rhiannon Bowlen, Iline Alvarez, Lauren McComas, ReBekka Cox, Madison Baker