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January 18, 2017

Todd Marshall
Director of Communications,
Marketing and Development
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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