DECA Announces 2018 Scholarship Recipients

DECA is pleased to announce the 2018 scholarship recipients.

Each year, DECA and its corporate partners award scholarships to selected DECA members. This year’s scholarships total $150,000.

Recipients who were present at the 2018 International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia were honored with a reception at the Mercedes-Benz Club in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. They were also recognized on stage at the Grand Awards session.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Association of International CPAs (AICPA)

  • Katie Casserly, FL – South Plantation High School
  • Carli Smith, CO – Air Academy High School

Bob Foehlinger Memorial

  • Benjamin Smith, WI – Hudson Senior High School

Central Region

  • Andrew Langford, IN – Avon High School
  • Ellie Madsen, WI – New London High School
  • Namrita Narula, IL – Highland Park High School
  • Leah Hoffman, IL

DECA Legacy – Collegiate

  • Haley Schaefer, MO – University of Missouri

DECA Legacy – HS

  • Madison Truscan, WA – Auburn Mountainview

DECA, Inc.

  • Rhea Chawla, GA – Flowery Branch High School
  • Chloe Ching, KS – Blue Valley Northwest
  • Olivia Hermanspan, MA – Algonquin Regional
  • Sean Lin, CA – Henry M. Gunn High School
  • Jaron  May, MA
  • Miranda Silva, CO – Chaparral High School

Don DeBolt

  • Scott Luk, NV – West Career and Technical Academy
  • Ioana Pitu, Ontario – St. Francis Xavier SS

Ed Davis

  • William Bradley, GA – South Forsyth High School
  • Caitlin Brightman, MA – Foxboro High School

Ed Flemming

  • Savannah Crosby, MS – Harrison Central High School

Hilton Worldwide

  • Grace Chen, WA – Issaquah High School
  • Chad Doback, FL – Brandon High School
  • Pamela Hosey, MS – Richland High School
  • Elizabeth McCormick, MN – Burnsville Senior High School
  • Bailey Shuster, CO – Rocky Mountain High School

Willard and Alice S. Marriott Award

  • Reyna Choi, MD – Richard Montgomery High School
  • Janet Davis, PA – George Washington High School
  • Marcos Felipe, MA – Apponequet Regional High School
  • Coryne Haan, MI – Jenison Public High School
  • Sabra Hahn, MS – Bay High School
  • Victoria Hemingway, MO – Fox High School
  • Bradley Jones, WI – Appleton East High School
  • Hunter Jurotich, MO – Wentzville Holt High School
  • Jarell Lyttle, FL – South Plantation High School
  • Kevin Mao, CA – Irvington High School
  • Kiersten Marion, MS – Harrison County Career and Technical Center
  • Morgan Murphy, NE – Lincoln Southeast High School
  • Doug Ngo, VA – Manassas Park High School
  • Jose Sapien, WY – Campbell County High School
  • Alissa Searcy, CO – Conifer High School
  • Domenica Tocto, NJ – Union City School
  • Tiana Tran, HI – Moanalua High School
  • Valerie Tse, WA – Interlake High School
  • Seth Worthylake, OR – Crater School of Business Innovation and Science
  • Kaylee Young, MO – Emile E. Holt High School

Johnson & Wales University – Advisor

  • Sandra Cullen, AL – Jemison High School
  • Jillian  DiTullio, NJ – Lockport High School
  • Deborah Howard, GA – Howard High School
  • William Smallwood, VA – Potomac Falls High School
  • Denise Stafford, MO – East Newton High Scool

Journeys

  • Aakash Shah, NV – Ed W. Clark High School
  • Sunny Wang, Ontario – The Woodlands School
  • Stephanie Zhang, CA – Henry M Gunn

Larry Lorenzi Memorial

  • Katherine Whittington, WV – Sissonville High School

Leonard Pokladnik

  • Grace Chialiva, WI – Brookfield Central High School

M&M Productions USA

  • Stephen Cozzone, NJ – Washington Township High School
  • Jillian Eder, WA – Hanford High School

Marriott International, Inc.

  • Heather Assi, AZ – Barry Goldwater High school
  • Kyla Gwen Bayani Dominguez, NV – Southwest Career and Technical Academy
  • Brooke Deering, FL – Wellington Community High School
  • Emily Kushner, FL – Cypress Bay High
  • Collin Swords, NV – West Career and Technical Academy

    Scholarship recipients celebrate at the Scholarship Reception held on April 24 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

National Automotive Parts Association (NAPA)

  • James Armstrong, PA – Downingtown STEM Academy
  • Jessica Bradley, AL – Hoover High School
  • Lucious McDaniel IV, TX – Wakeland High School
  • Adam Meadows, NM – V. Sue Cleveland High
  • Anna Sumpter, MI – Petoskey High School

National Automotive Parts Association (NAPA) – Collegiate

  • Sarah Conery, WI – Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Troy DeLong, MI – Kettering University
  • Nina McKee, MO – William Woods University
  • Sarah Reed, MA – Endicott College
  • Saylor Sisemore, AR – Farmington Career Academies

National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS)

  • Susan  Fendt, NY – Great Neck South High School
  • Addele  Hargenrader, MD – Richard Montgomery High School
  • Matthew  Johnson, WV – Spring Mills High School

National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS)-Advisor

  • Justin Staub, PA – Downingtown STEM Academy
  • Jessica Tillman, MT – Belt Public School

National Technical Honor Society

  • Saige Clay, TX – MacArthur Highschool
  • Victoria Lee Mapa, Guam – Okkodo High School

North Atlantic Region

  • Mason Smith, NC

Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc.

  • Erik Anderson, ND – Fargo North High School
  • Chelsea Cocozza, CT – Southington High School
  • Maria Guerrero, FL – Cypress Bay High School
  • Cody Harris, TX – Lake Travis High School
  • Margaret Langheim, GA – North Gwinnett High School
  • Robert Levine, IN – Carmel High School
  • Pooja Parmar, GA – North Gwinnett High School
  • Nithin Ravi, AZ – Mountain Ridge High School
  • Shelby Rumer, GA – Lambert High School
  • Morgan Wojciechowski, MO – Republic High School

Pat DiPlacido

  • Kylie Rogers, WI – DeForest Area High School

PDC Productions

  • Emily Nguyen, TX – Klein Oak High School

PepsiCo Chilled

  • Carlie Bell, ND – Wahpeton Senior High Sschool
  • Austin Dasher, NJ – Burlington County Institute of Technology
  • Faith Putman, TX – Lake Travis High School

PepsiCo Chilled – Advisor

  • Bradley Charvet, WA – Grandview High School

Publix Super Markets, Inc.

  • Jonathan Bennett, AL – Chelsea High School
  • Loren Bentley, NC – Apex High School
  • Brandon Brenner, FL – Monarch High School
  • Mia Dina, NC – Heritage High School
  • Alexis Hebron, FL – Charles W. Flanagan High School

Sonya Dismuke Memorial

  • Sharika Menon, TX – Vista Ridge High School

Southern Region

  • Marjorie Sproul, TX

Western Region

  • Paige Avery, WA – North Thurston High School
  • Kaitlyn Curtis, UT – Corner Canyon High School
  • Westin Dawe, AZ – Sunrise Mountain High School
  • Hayley Haas, TN
  • Ashton Lam, CA – Amador Valley High School

 

 

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