DECA Has Another Impressive Showing at States

Group Leaves with 14 Medals, a 1st Place Trophy, an Honor Society Induction and an Advisor of the Year Award

Glen Cove High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) members had yet another an impressive showing at the annual New York DECA State Career Conference and Competition in Rochester, New York.  At this conference, students participated in various competitions in business, marketing, and entrepreneurship.  Among the nearly 2,000 students in attendance were the following students from the Glen Cove DECA Chapter:  

Alison Abrams
Emily Anderson
Alison Baade
Yanna Bellidoro
Matthew Bellomo
Marianne DiLeo
Remi Farnan
Paul Ferrante
Shyanne Furlow
Alexandra Gerin
Andrew Gerin
Anish Joshi
Surina Joshi
Matthew Kolbert
Andrea Lazo
Daniel Lynch
Jakub Micko
Risa Nagel
Delia Trainor
Andrew Vela
Marie Washington
Daniel Whitely

The following students won in their categories:
Alison Abrams: Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making, Winner of 2 Medals
Alison Baade: Visual Advertising, Medal Winner
Remi Farnan: Chapter Scrapbook, Medal Winner
Andrew Gerin: Sales Demonstration, Medal Winner
Anish Joshi: Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making, Winner of 2 Medals
Matthew Kolbert: Advertising Campaign, Medal Winner
Andrea Lazo: Public Service Broadcast Advertising, Medal Winner
Daniel Lynch: Public Service Broadcast Advertising, Medal Winner, 1st Place Trophy
Jakub Micko: Public Speaking, Medal Winner
Delia Trainor: Sales Demonstration, Medal Winner
Marie Washington: Entrepreneurship, Medal Winner
Daniel Whitely: Sales Demonstration, Medal Winner
Chapter President Alison Baade was named Outstanding Chapter Member of the Year for her leadership and contributions to the Glen Cove DECA Chapter. Alison was also inducted into the New York DECA Honor Society for having met the following requirements: an overall academic average above 90, an average above 90 in any business course, three-year membership in DECA and participation at the State level of competition.  
Glen Cove DECA received a plaque for fundraising for Crohn’s Disease, this year's New York DECA State Charity.

Glen Cove DECA Advisor Deborah Pearsall was named “Advisor of the Year” at the conference having been nominated by her students. “It was a great surprise and honor,” said Ms. Pearsall, whose students took home eight medals at last year’s states conference, along with two Honor Society inductions. They also had a National Finalist, 2011 GCHS graduate Heather Artinian.

Congratulations to all students for their outstanding effort and accomplishments and for making Glen Cove DECA proud!