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Plainfield students to compete at DECA state conference

Forty-seven students from Plainfield South, North and East high schools will compete at the DECA Illinois State Career Development Conference in March in Chicago.

More than 80 District 202 high school students competed against more than 500 students at the DECA regional competition on January 31, 2020.

Students who placed first, second or third at the regional competition qualify to compete at the state level.

Other students who didn’t place in the top three can be invited based on the club adviser’s discretion.

The following students will compete at state:

Plainfield South High School

• Jakub Mardula and Kian Climaco, seniors, first place, hospitality services team event

• Jocylin Sada, senior, first place, human resources administration and management

• Arthur Anthony, senior, second place, accounting applications

• Liam Tyne, senior, second place, automatic services marketing

• Phoebe Hillery, senior, second place, sports and entertainment marketing

• Devlin Igaravidez and Weronika Michniewicz, seniors, second place, sports and entertainment marketing team

• Giovanni Pfersdorf, senior, third place, apparel and accessories marketing

• Samuel Landa, senior, business service marketing

• Leslie Santos, senior, marketing communications

Plainfield North High School

• Satviki Madaan, freshman, first place, principles of business management and administration

• Carson Jennings, senior, first place, apparel and accessories marketing

• Rikhil Vagadia, senior, first place, business finance

• Kyla Brooks, junior, third place, principles of business management and administration

• Navya Nagelli, freshman, third place, principles of finance

• Jefferson Kemoue, senior, third place, principles of hospitality and tourism

• Trisha Sharma, freshman, principles of hospitality and tourism

• Kyle Callow, sophomore, entrepreneurship

• Emma Callow and Jenna Stewart, juniors, buying and merchandising team

• Braden Fike and Nick Trapp, juniors, travel and tourism team

• Taylor Majka and Kyla Brooks, juniors, buying and merchandising team

• Cristian Molina and Luke Rizzo, juniors, hospitality services

• Shay Pfeifer, junior, principles of marketing

• Madaan Satviki, Navya Nagelli and Trisha Sharma, freshmen, written submission, start-up business plan

• Rikhil Vagadia, senior, written submission, finance operations research

Plainfield East High School

• Brianna Greenstreet, senior, first place, entrepreneurship

• Cassandra Dudlo, senior, second place, retail merchandising

• Brooke Koran, senior, second place, human resources

• Tyler Kotara, senior, second place, restaurant and food service

• Nolan Snell, senior, second place, quick serve restaurant

• Vincent Vega, senior, second place, quick serve restaurant

• Isabella Wayne, senior, second place, hotel and lodging

• Adja Camara, senior, third place, human resources

• Hailey Dehnert and Nadia Olanrewaju, seniors, third place, travel and tourism team

• Kaely Espinoza, sophomore, third place, hospitality services

• Taha Gabr, junior, third place, sports and entertainment

• Alexis Greenstreet, sophomore, third place, apparel and accessories

• Austin Majors, sophomore, third place, entrepreneurship

• Caleb Majors, senior, third place, entrepreneurship

• Joseph McDonough, senior, third place, retail merchandising

• Fatima Mora-Garcia, sophomore, third place, hospitality services

• Nancy Reyes, senior, third place, automotive services

• Dana Rowe, sophomore, third place, hotel and lodging

• Zachary Crowner, freshman, written submission, business operations research

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