A total of 28 Dripping Springs High School students have qualified for the state DECA competition based on their performances at the district meet. The 28 qualifiers are the second most in school history.
The state event will be held virtually next month with a date yet to be determined.
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
The DSHS state qualifiers are:
Business Finance: Ethan Guida Gavin Guida
Business Services Marketing: Liam Collins Teagan Krewson
Food Marketing: Trevor Burk Caleb Lopez Gracie Johnson
Hotel & Lodging Management: Vinay Verma Emily Bergeron
Marketing Communications: Aleena Ahmed
Personal Financial Literacy: Tyler Hauger
Principles of Finance: Margot Heltzel
Principles of Business Management & Administration: Emma Vannoy Emmy Ashby Makenna Blakesley
Retail Merchandising: Tirth Patel Emily Pundt
Sports & Entertainment Marketing – Team: Ian Driggers James Mihic Eli Craddock Jackson Kaiser
Sports & Entertainment Marketing: Chase Grunden Clara Smartt Phillip Olson Dominic Gearing