PRESS RELEASE


January 18, 2017

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Texas High School DECA Students Headed to State Competition After Receiving First Place Awards at Career Development Conference

Texarkana, TX – During the recent District 6 Career Development Conference, twelve Texas High School DECA students received First Place awards and will now advance to the state competition in San Antonio, TX in February.

Award recipients were:
Marisol Aguilar, Ravon Cornelius & Isaiah Germany – Entrepreneurship Promotion;

Odin Contreras & Michael Murphy – Entrepreneurship Business Plan;

Cody Hambly & Alexia Smith – Business Law & Ethics Team Decision Making;

Carl Oliver & Mason Shoalmire – Buying & Merchandising Team Decision Making;

Daylan O’Neal – Financial Consulting;

Eduardo Naranjo – Principals of Finance;

Secret Smith – Professional Selling.

Students are coached by Pam Hamilton, THS DECA Sponsor and Career & Technology Marketing Teacher.

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PICTURE IDENTIFICATION: Left to Right
Front Row: Odin Contreras, Isaiah Germany, Alexia Smith, Secret Smith, Marisol Aguilar, Ravon Cornelius, Pam Hamilton (DECA Sponsor & Texas High School Career & Technology Marketing Teacher)
Top Row: Eduardo Naranjo, Michael Murphy, Mason Shoalmire, Carl Oliver, Cody Hambly, Daylon O’Neal

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