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FHS DECA State Competition (February, 2005)

FHS DECA attended the state competition on February 24 thru 26 in Dallas at the Hyatt Reunion Tower. Nine students have spent months working on their individual competitions for a chance to advance to the International Competition. Meranda Foehser and Brianna Poepping participated in the Civic Consciousness Written Event. Caitlin Goeller and Gabrielle Woodson developed a promotional plan for the Frisco Convention Center in the Advertising Campaign Event. Amanda Martin and Lataifa Edward participated in the Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making Event. Thy Dang and Lesley Jones competed in the Financial Analysis Team Decision Making Event. Travis Craig competed in the Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Research Event. Finally, Xxavier Carter participated in the Business Services Marketing Series Event.

Travis Craig and Xxavier Carter won first place at the state competition and will advance to the international level. Lesley Jones, Thy Dang, Meranda Foehser, and Brianna Poepping were alternates. These six students will attend the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California on April 27 thru May 1. Travis and Xxavier will compete in their areas, while the alternates attend the Leadership Academy. Congratulations to all students for their hard work and achievement!