DECA Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients

DECA is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 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 2016 International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tenn., will be recognized on stage.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

AICPA Scholarships

  • Connor Chong, Naperville North High School, IL
  • Donald LeCompte, East Stroudsburg High School North, PA

Bob Foehlinger Memorial Scholarship

  • Makenzi Zikas, Papillion LaVista High School, NE

Central Region Scholarships

  • Kofi Ofori-Darko, Herbert Henry Dow High School, MI
  • Luccas Borges, Lincoln Park High School, IL
  • Emma Flanagan, Kettering Fairmont High School, OH
  • Ashton Filburn, Central Region Vice President

Chipotle Mexican Grill Scholarships

  • Lauren Yocum, Gilbert High School, AZ
  • Jack Thode, Janesville CSD, IA
  • Mitchell Woolley, Flat Rock Community High School, MI
  • Zachary Walker, Leesville Road HS, NC
  • Joanna Haines, Spring Hill High School, SC

DECA Inc. Scholarships

  • Matthew Holyst, Tolland High School, CT
  • Grant Hart, Olympia High School, FL
  • Michael Stoneman, Payette Highschool, ID
  • Danielle Dy, St Francis Xavier SS, Ontario
  • Jacob Johnson, Lee-Davis High School, VA
  • Aileen Herman, Brookfield Central High School, WI
  • Nicholas Schaefer, New Berlin Eisenhower, WI
  • Jenna Bishop, Cheyenne East High School, WY
  • Alec Romero, DECA Inc. Executive Presient

Don DeBolt Scholarship

  • Austin Saffer, South Plantation High School, FL
  • Jacob Keyslay, Nashua High School South, NH

Dr. Edward L. Davis Scholarships

  • Colin Wereley, Coeur d'Alene Senior High School, ID
  • Kayla Wilson, Copperas Cove High School, TX

Ed Fleming Scholarship

  • Cameron Brandon, James Monroe High School, VA

Goodheart-Wilcox Scholarship

  • Olivia Roberts, Rochester Hills, MI

Hilton Worldwide Scholarship

  • Marissa Charles, Grand Blanc High School, MI
  • Alexis Ortiz, St. Charles East High School, IL
  • Christie Nakajima, Leonia High School, NJ
  • Amelia Milonas, Pinkerton Academy, NH
  • Yu Xuan Yang, Advanced Technologies Academy, NV

Journeys Scholarship

  • Jonathan Ji, Terre Haute South Vigo HS, IN
  • Cal Kozlowski, Chanhassen High School, MN
  • Jeyashree Haridoss, Panther Creek High School, NC
  • Conor Medvitz, Ocean Township High School, NJ
  • Jenny Zhang, Bayview Secondary School, Ontario
  • Radhika Kuchibhatla, Eastlake High School, WA
  • Jackie Page, Sparta High School, WI

Larry Lorenzi Memorial Scholarship

  • Michael Kelley, Georgetown Middle/High School, MA

Leonard Poklandnik Memorial Scholarship

  • Christian Wedin, Grand Forks Central, ND

M&M Productions Scholarships

  • Leah, Hendershot, Blacksburg High School, VA
  • Emily Fraser, Sir John A Macdonald Secondary School, Ontario

Marriott International Scholarships

  • Bethlehem Siyoum, Rangeview High School, CO
  • Lauren Echols, J. P. Taravella High School, FL
  • Agnes Hina, Woodville Tompkins, GA
  • Ashlyn Bell, Naperville Central, IL
  • Mohamed Zia, Carmel High School, IN
  • Daniel Ryan, Williamstown High School, NJ
  • Olivia Abdallah, Strongsville High School, OH
  • An Ran Chen, Victoria Park CI, Ontario
  • Bradley Amengual, Norristown Area High School, PA
  • Chloe Lium, Bothell High School, WA

NAPA Scholarships

  • Jackson Regan, Blue Valley Northwest High School, KS
  • Simon Mwape, Cherry Hill High School West, NJ
  • Sofia Ackerman, Broad Run High School, VA
  • Emma Tornow, King's High School, WA
  • Brendan Buhler, Wilmot Union High School, WI

National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Scholarships

  • Nicole Maestri, Hardin Valley Academy, TN
  • Reilly Collins, Freedom Area High School, PA
  • Amanda Weishaar, Pinkerton Academy, NH
  • Joshua Dumas, Maplewood Comprehensive High School, TN
  • Anna Qi, McNeil High School, TX

National Technical Honor Society Scholarships

  • Samantha Constant, Ridgewood High School, NJ
  • Leah Fuda, York Comprehensive High School, SC

North Atlantic Region Scholarship

  • Tara Nath, North Atlantic Region Vice President

Otis Spunkmeyer Scholarships

  • Jeremiah Nicholson, Alma High School, AR
  • Jake Tupper, Mountain View High School, GA
  • Simran Patel, North Gwinnett High School, GA
  • Le Pham, Parkview High School, GA
  • Michael Kuzma, Avon High School, IN
  • Kevin Nelson, Garden City High School, MI
  • Jacob Bahm, North Farmington High School, MI
  • Natalie Braun, Grand Island Senior High School, NY
  • Bailee Plemmons, Karns High School, TN
  • Amy Behar, Issaquah High School, WA
  • Sherlane Yuen, Issaquah High School, WA
  • Katie Brown, Bay Port High School, WI
  • Kayla Sprindis, Sun Prairie High School, WI

Pat DiPlacido Memorial Scholarship

  • Anna Sullivan, Elmwood Park High School, IL

PDC Productions Scholarship

  • Dylan Cunningham, Washington-Lee High School, VA

Pepsi Co. Chilled Scholarships

  • Richa Navalurkar, Sparta High School, NJ
  • Alexandra Parsons, Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI

Publix Scholarships

  • Jessica Lupo, Cooper City High School, FL
  • Brandon Taylor, Coral Glades High School, FL
  • Carleigh Masin, Lyman High School, FL
  • Rina Matarasso, Monarch High School, FL
  • Morgan Pate, North Mecklenburg High School, NC

Sonya Dismuke Scholarship

  • Siddharth Vasisht, Holly Springs High School, NC

Southern Region Scholarship

  • Tyler McBee, Southern Region Vice President

Walgreen Scholarships

  • Kayla Adcock, Florence High School, MS
  • Brandon Schroeder, Bonneville High School, UT
  • Celeste Harms, Auburn Mountainview High School, WA
  • Sidney Smestad, Appleton East High School, WI

Western Region Scholarships

  • Tarren Kramer, Pinnacle High School, AZ
  • Cathy Ding, Martin Luther King High School, CA
  • Marcelle Cruzado, Southwest Career and Technical Academy, NV
  • Marizza Mithcell, Western Region Vice President
  • Christensen Snow, North Thurston High School, WA

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