PRESS RELEASE


January 22, 2019

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

Texas High School DECA Students Headed to State Competition

Texarkana, TX – During the recent District 6 Career Development Conference on January 16 in Pittsburg, TX, twelve Texas High School DECA students received top awards and will now advance to the state competition in Dallas, TX on February 21-23, 2019.

State Finalists are:
Joshua Asher – Quick Serve;
Jasmine Barrera, Carl Oliver and Shavekia Sapp - Public Relations Project;
Lauren Braswell – Innovation Plan;
Garrett Burks – Principles of Finance;
Dallas Finn – Personal Financial Literacy;
Katerina Jordan – Independent Business Plan;
Giovanni Labrada – Personal Financial Literacy;
Trinitee Noel – Start Up Business Plan;
Kaitlyn Rogers – Hospitality & Tourism;
Julia Whitehorn – Financial Consulting.

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: Julia Whitehorn, Kaitlyn Rogers, Jasmine Barrera, Shavekia Sapp, Katerina Jordan, Lauren Braswell, Trinitee Noel

Back Row: Carl Oliver, Garrett Burks, Joshua Asher, Giovanni Labrada, Dallas Finn

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