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Plainfield East senior takes fourth at international DECA competition

Plainfield East High School senior Nabeeha Bakhrani earned fourth place in the Apparel and Accessories Marking category at the International DECA Career Development Conference held in April.
Plainfield East High School senior Nabeeha Bakhrani earned fourth place in the Apparel and Accessories Marking category at the International DECA Career Development Conference held in April.

PLAINFIELD – Plainfield East High School senior Nabeeha Bakhrani earned fourth place at the International DECA Career Development Conference in the Apparel and Accessories Marking category.

DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) helps prepare high school students for careers in marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and management.

Bakhrani scored in the top 10 out of 200 competitors who took the Marketing Cluster Exam at the conference held April 26-29 in Anaheim, California. She was one of nearly 16,000 students vying for the international honors at the competition.

She earned her way to the international conference after placing in the state competition in early March.

Bakhrani has qualified for the international competition two of her three years in DECA. She was one of seven students from Plainfield East and Plainfield North High School to attend the international competition.

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