PRESS RELEASE


March 2, 2018

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

Ten DECA Students from Texas High School Earn Regional Honors; One Named State Finalist & Alternate for Nationals

Texarkana, TX – During the recent District 6 Career Development Conference, ten Texas High School DECA students received top honors.
Award recipients were:

Lauren Braswell – Business Finance Series;
Kara Jefferies – Professional Selling;
Katerina Jordan & Giovanni Labrada – Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making;
Carl Oliver & Mason Shoalmire – Buying & Merchandising Team Decision Making;
Katherine Page – Hospitality & Tourism;
Carlos Penate – Principles of Business Management;
Nikolas Springfield – Professional Selling.

Julia Whitehorn took honors in Financial Consulting and was named a State Finalist and an Alternate for Nationals.

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: Katherine Page, Carlos Penate, Katerina Jordan
Center Row: Lauren Braswell, Giovanni Labrada, Kara Jefferies, Pam Hamilton (DECA Sponsor & Texas High School Career & Technology Marketing Teacher)
Back Row: Carl Oliver, Mason Shoalmire, Julia Whitehorn
Not Pictured: Nikolas Springfield

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