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DECA Qualifies Seven Students for International Competition

March 20, 2023

The Dripping Springs High School DECA program qualified a school-record seven students for the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) at the DECA state competition March 9-11 in Dallas. 

Advancing to the ICDC in April is Aidan Brunner (Automotive Marketing), Evelyn Chis (Apparel & Accessory Marketing), Gabriella Erb (Business Services Marketing), Margot Heltzel (Business Finance), Samantha Heltzel (Hospitality Services), Morgan Rockwood (Hospitality Services) and Jackson Wiedemann (Human Resources Management). 

In January, Dripping Springs had a record 47 students qualify for state following a successful district competition. Fifteen students advanced to the state finals in their respective events, also a school record. 

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

The ICDC will be held April 22-25 in Orlando, Fla. 



Aidan Brunner, Automotive Marketing

Evelyn Chis, Apparel & Accessory Marketing

Gabriella Erb, Business Services Marketing

Margot Heltzel, Business Finance

Samantha Heltzel, Hospitality Services

Morgan Rockwood, Hospitality Services

Jackson Wiedemann, Human Resources Management