District 99 Students Place at State DECA Competition

District 99 Students Place at State DECA Competition

District 99 students placed within the top ten in several events at the virtual Illinois State Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Competition. Two students placed in the top three and will move onto the virtual International Career Development Conference in April. 

District 99 DECA National Qualifiers

  • Robert Grogan, South High
    • Human Resource Management, 1st Place
       

  • Khayriddin Muradov, South High
    • Stock Market Game, 1st Place
    • Virtual Business: Financial Sim, 3rd Place

District 99 DECA State Qualifiers Placing within Top 10

  • Ben Bogdanski, Financial Services Team, South High
  • Chloe Carlson, Quick Serve Restaurant Management, North High
  • Pentrick Chen, Entrepreneurship, North High
  • Madeline Dvorak, Marketing Management Team Decision Making, North High
  • Mary Ghawaly, Professional Selling, South High
  • Molly Hagstrom, Principles of Marketing, North High
  • Mara Haiduc, Innovation Plan, South High
  • Kunj Kamani, Financial Consulting, South High
  • Madeleine Kelly, Principles Marketing, South High 
  • Matt Kramer, Principles of Finance, North High
  • Hugh Lang, Business Services Marketing, North High
  • Violet Mitchell, Principles of Hospitality and Tourism, North High
  • Nahla Mokkath, Innovation Plan, South High
  • Khayriddin Muradov, Business Finance Services, South High
  • Himani Nai, Personal Financial Literacy, North High
  • Jacob Poeschel, Financial Services Team, South High
  • Claire Pyne, Marketing Management Team Decision Making, North High
  • Manu Nithya Suthan, Sports and Entertainment Marketing Operations Team, North High
  • Ryan Trausch, Sports and Entertainment Marketing Operations Team, North High

“For the first time, our students competed virtually by submitting their recorded presentations,” South High School teacher and DECA sponsor said. “We’re proud of all of our students who competed at state and wish the best of luck to Robert and Khayriddin in the next level of competition.”

For more information, please contact DECA sponsors Larry Baca (DGN) lbaca@csd99.org and Paul Krick (DGS) pkrick@csd99.org.