The Port Clinton High School DECA chapter was recognized for collecting 1,152 pairs of jeans at the DECA State competition this past weekend. Their total was over one-third of the statewide total 3,000 pairs for Denim for a Difference. DECA is grateful to the community of Port Clinton and everyone that donated denim for the campaign. The jeans will be cleaned and repaired then distributed to homeless shelters across Ohio.
The following students placed in the top ten at the 69th Annual DECA State competition (Career Development Conference) held in Columbus on March 15 & 16: Breahana Hernandez & Madison Baxter - Fashion Merchandising; Promotional Plan; Sean Black - Business Services Event; Jason Mueller - Marketing Management Series Event; Jacob Reed - Principles of Marketing Event; Brooks Calvert - Food Marketing Series Event; Mary Margaret Young - Restaurant & Food Service Management Series Event;
Caitlin Behrens - Professional Selling Event; Amber Wuersig - Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling Event.
Students also competing included: Eryn Nason - Retail Merchandising; Laura Masimore - Human Resource Management Series Event; Nathan Haghiri - Automotive Services Marketing Series Event; Scott Wilkins - Quick Service Restaurant Series Event; Chris Stokes - Business Finance Series Event.
Several PCHS students will be traveling to the National DECA Competition in Anaheim, California after qualifying this past weekend: Jason Mueller - Marketing Management Series Event; Jacob Reed - Principles of Marketing Event; Chris Stokes & Sean Black - Stock Market Game/Written Manual Event.
Mr. Bill Hollister, PCHS Marketing Teacher & DECA Advisor stated, “It was a great showing and I am very proud of all my students and their performance.”