DECA Announces 2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients

DECA is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 scholarship recipients.

Each year, DECA and its corporate partners award over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA members. Recipients who will be present at the 2015 International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla., will be recognized on stage.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

AICPA Scholarships

  • Zachary Carpenter – Pine Creek High School, Colo.
  • Jackson Collis – Williamsville North High School, N.Y.
  • Jimmy Zhou – The Woodlands School, Ont.

Bob Foehlinger Memorial Scholarship

  • Jessica Hinkle – Hartland High School, Mich.

Central Region Scholarships

  • Elaynna Brashear – Washington High School, Ind.
  • Carly Greer – Nevada High School, Mo.
  • Erin Faella – West Salem High School, Wis.
  • Robert Mitchals – Central Region Vice President

Custom Resources Scholarship

  • Ashton Filburn – Grayson County High School, Ky.

DECA Inc. Scholarships

  • Leanne Conti – William Amos High School, N.C.
  • Anastasia Cunningham – The Woodlands College Park, Texas
  • Riley Flynn – Burlington-Edison High School, Wash.
  • Victor Lal – Woburn Collegiate Institute, Ont.
  • Brock Locker – Mound Westonka High School, Minn.
  • Jacqueline Lombardi – Littleton High School, Colo.
  • Tymber Long – Lincoln Southest High School, Neb.
  • Ryan Pauley – Cedar Ridge High School, Texas
  • Madison Remer – Grand Forks Central High School, N.D.
  • Bari Richardson – Perry High School, Ariz.
  • Alison Ryu – West Career and Technical Academy, Nev.
  • Jeff Sheng – Markville Secondary School, Ont.
  • Spencer Silberman – Cactus Shadow High School, Ariz.
  • Elizabeth Sun – Basha High School, Ariz.
  • Alifya Valiji – Maine East High School, Ill.
  • Hallee Johnson – Robinson Secondary School, Va.

Don DeBolt Scholarship

  • Jocelyn Galicia – Wichita High School East, Kansas
  • Corben Tannahill – Shawnee Mission North High School, Kansas

Dr. Edward L. Davis Scholarships

  • Morgan Brown – D.H. Conley High School, N.C.
  • Elisyn Hong – Pleasant Grove High School, Utah

Ed Fleming Scholarship

  • Nicholas Bourdon – Boca Raton Community High School, Fla.

Goodheart-Wilcox Scholarship

  • Christopher Clappin – East Syracuse Minoa High School, N.Y.

Hilton Worldwide Scholarships

  • Jacinta Chang – Misson San Jose High School, Calif.
  • Sara Feipel – McClintock High School, Ariz.
  • Ryan Sterne – Glenbrock North High School, Ill.
  • Matthew Hazen – Loveland High School, Colo.
  • Shivani Komma – Monta Vista High School, Calif.

Journeys Scholarships

  • Leena Almasri – Streamwood High School, Ill.
  • Cameron Alwes – Bend Senior High School, Ore.
  • Blaine Bestul – Mount Herob High School, Wis.
  • Greg Chi – Irvington High School, Calif.
  • Mark Matsuki – Carmel High School, Ind.
  • Mitchell McMahon – Green Bay Southwest High School, Wis.
  • Rikin Shah – Naperville North High School, Ill.

Larry Lorenzi Memorial Scholarship

  • Katie Rieger – Bluevale Collegiate Institute, Ont.

Leonard Poklandnik Memorial Scholarship

  • Monique Viau – Jenison High School, Mich.

M&M Productions Scholarships

  • Kristen Holloway – Cherry Hill High School West, N.J.
  • Taylor Nguyen – Southest Polk High School, Iowa

Marriott International Scholarships

  • Ifeoma Ahuna – Foster High School, Texas
  • Tanner Bailey – South Granville High School, N.C.
  • Jennifer Jaimes – East Career and Technical Academy, Nev.
  • Kailey Kerr – North Gwinnett High School, Ga.
  • Juliette Macura – Great Neck South High School, N.Y.
  • Derrick Pacheco – Hialeah Gardens Senior High School, Fla.
  • Liam Shannon – South Forsyth High School, Ga.
  • Esmeralda Salazar – Collegiate High School, Texas
  • Jessica Tillery – Dysart High School, Ariz.
  • Anna Williamson – Catalina Foothills High School, Ariz.

National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Scholarships

  • Kaitley Kerr- North Gwinnett High School, Ga.
  • Kayona Meade – Heritage High School, Ga.
  • Connor Pestovich – Kamiakin High School, Wash.

NAPA Scholarships

  • Charles Hill – The Woodlands High School, Texas
  • Sanaea Kakalia – Mission San Jose High School, Calif.
  • Kaitlyn Laird – South Aiken High School, S.C.
  • John-Martin Rigsby – Vista Grande High School, Ariz.
  • Zachary Wofford – Alma High School, Ark.

North Atlantic Region Scholarship

  • Juan Sanchez – North Atlantic Region Vice President

NTHS Scholarships

  • Mikayla Henault – Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, Mass.
  • Amy Hoemeke – Lambert High School, Ga.

Our Campus Marketing (OCM) Scholarships

  • Tyler Adkins – Western Brown High School, Ohio
  • Lydia Chen – Academy for Business and Finance (Bergen County Academies), N.J.
  • Michelle Jaffee – Pinnacle High School, Ariz.

Otis Spunkmeyer Scholarships

  • Emily Back – Pine Creek High School, Colo.
  • Ryan Castle – Mary D. Bradford High School, Wis.
  • Katie Coyne – Eastview High School, Minn.
  • Alexander Dano – Merrimack High School, N.H.
  • Victoria DiCeglio – Lawrence High School, N.Y.
  • Meghan Ford – Marshfield High School, Mass.
  • Kushal Kadakia – Clear Lake High School, Texas
  • Khristian Kline – Grand Island Senior High School, N.Y.
  • Anna Lawley – South High School, N.D.
  • Austin Soloman – D.C. Everest High School, Wis.

Otis Spunkmeyer 5 Star Scholarships

  • Glennetta Meadows – Musselman High School, W.V.
  • Kirsten Nicholas – Norwich Technical High School, Conn.
  • Ashley Sweitzer – White River High School, Wash.

Pat DiPlacido Memorial Scholarship

  • Abigail Nesbitt – Mosinee High School, Wis.

PDC Productions Scholarship

  • Juliana Correa – South Forsyth High School, Ga.

Pepsi Co. Chilled Scholarships

  • Christina Bradshaw – River Bluff High School, S.C.
  • Carly Semack – Hamden High School, Conn.

Publix Scholarships

  • Nicole Corder – Matanzas High School, Fla.
  • Hope Doherty – Lake Region High School, Fla.
  • Eulia Drivas – Coral Glades High School, Fla.
  • Kevin Friedrich – Cooper City High School, Fla.
  • Austin Sweet – Cooper City High School, Fla.

Safeway Scholarships

  • Bronwen Boyd – Cedarcrest High School, Wash.
  • Taylor Fyfe – North Central High School, Wash.
  • Maria-Jose Serafin Lopez – Oregon City High School, Ore.

Southern Region

  • Amar Hodzic – Southern Region Vice President

Walgreen Scholarships

  • Sean Bissell – Blacksburg High School, Va.
  • Jihyeon (Janel) Lee – Amador Valley High School, Calif.
  • Asher Thompson – Lambert High School, Ga.
  • Joseph Zirille – Homestead High School, Ind.

Western Region Scholarships

  • Kelly Bitler – Queen Creek High School, Ariz.
  • Samuel Hendren – Desert Mountain High School, Ariz.
  • Kyle Kuo – Western Region Vice President
  • Jamie Marquis – Pleasant Grove High School, Utah.
  • Alyssa Nikoley – West Career and Technical Academy, Nev.

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