Two Morenci students are among 15 county DECA members to qualify for state competition.
LISD TECH Center Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Finance students, along with instructor and DECA advisor Elizabeth Pechaitis, traveled to Eastern Michigan University last month to compete at the DECA District Conference.
DECA, an international student organization, prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
Brooke Bovee qualified in apparel and accessories marketing and Katie Cox qualified in principles of marketing. The pair will compete in March 9-11 at the state conference in Dearborn.
Other qualifiers are Caleb Agruda, Madison, principles of marketing; Andrew Berger, Madison, Quick Serve restaurant management; Alex Brehmer, Tecumseh, sports and entertainment marketing; Rylei Brenner, Hudson, human resources management;
Garrett Evans, Blissfield, principles of business management; Cody Glumb, Adrian, principles of hospitality and tourism; Alex Leathers, Hudson, principles of marketing; Charlye Marotta, Hudson, restaurant and food service management;
Joe McCollum, Onsted, restaurant and food service management; Devin Moore, Tecumseh, principles of marketing; Courtney Boehlke, Sand Creek, restaurant and food service management; Casey Rozelle, Addison, hotel and lodging management; and Kenny Sandera, Addison, hotel and lodging management.