Meet the #DECAPowerTrip Correspondent Team

DECA members from the North Atlantic and Southern Region were challenged to create a 15 second Instagram video explaining why they should be part of the #DECAPowerTrip correspondent team. DECA would like to congratulate these six applicants for being selected for this year's team!

These dedicated and creative DECA members will be the eyes and ears of this year's Ultimate DECA Power Trip in Boston. Whether it's tweeting photos, sharing a Vine or interviewing session speakers, they'll be ready all weekend long to bring the best aspects of #DECAPowerTrip to you. 

Meet the team members:

Emily Lippincott

Emily is a member of Connecticut DECA and the 2014 reporter for her chapter, Southington DECA. She's ready to take on the challenge of being a #DECAPowerTrip correspondent and can't wait to interview session speakers! Make sure you follow Emily on Twitter @LippincottDECA and on Instagram @emilylippincottdeca.

Katie Martocchio

Katie is also a member of Connecticut DECA and an officer for Southington DECA. She is excited to use her love of social media to meet new people and bring the action of #DECAPowerTrip to everyone online. You can follow Katie on Twitter @ktmartoDECA and on Instagram @katiemartocchiodeca

Tyler McBee

Tyler is the president of Legacy Christian Academy DECA and a proud member of Texas DECA. Already a DECA Inc. social media correspondent, Tyler is ready to #MakeItCount with social media in Boston. Follow Tyler on Twitter @TylerMcBeeDECA and on Instagram @tylerbm97.

Brian McLoughlin

As the only member of the #DECAPowerTrip correspondent team from Massachusetts, Brian will be the Boston expert of the team! He is also a member of Whitman-Hanson DECA and you can follow him on Twitter @bmcloughlin22 and on Instagram @bmcloughlin22.

Alex Mellott

Alex Mellott is the social media coordinator for Pennsylvania DECA and a member of State College Area DECA. His passion for social media will definitely help bring the excitement of Boston to everyone at home. Follow him on Twitter @AlexMellott and on Instagram @AlexMellott.

Katrina Nguyen

Katrina is the president of North Carolina DECA and can always be found on Twitter on Instagram. Since social media is her “super power,” you can bet she’ll work hard all weekend to bring #DECAPowerTrip to life online. Follow her on Twitter @Katrina_DECA and on Instagram @_katrinanguyen

Zack Schaja

Whether he’s visiting local chapters as the Florida DECA President or attempting to wear a DECA t-shirt everyday for one year, it’s clear Zack has a passion for DECA. His outgoing personality and DECA-know-how will definitely make him an excellent correspondent. Follow Zack on Twitter @zackschaja and on Instagram @zackschaja.   

Make sure you're following all the #DECAPowerTrip correspondents on Twitter and Instagram so you don't miss any of the action. Congratulations again to the correspondent team members and get ready to #MakeItCount in Boston!

Follow Janelle on Twitter @jjscudderdeca

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