2015-2016 Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Award Winners

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Congratulations to the following winners:

Chapter Leadership Passport Award Winners


  • Arizona State University-Diplomatic
  • Grand Canyon University-Presidential
  • Northern Arizona University-Diplomatic
  • Scottsdale Community College-Presidential
  • South Mountain Community College-Diplomatic
  • University of Arizona-Presidential


  • University of Central Florida-Presidential


  • DePaul University-Presidential
  • Millikin University-Diplomatic


  • Fort Hays State University-Presidential


  • Endicott College-Presidential
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth-Executive
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth-Presidential


  • Central Michigan University-Presidential


  • Minnesota State University Moorhead-Executive
  • Ridgewater Hutchinson -Diplomatic
  • South Central College-Mankato-Presidential
  • St. Cloud State University-Presidential


  • Columbia College-Diplomatic
  • University of Central Missouri-Presidential

North Dakota

  • Mayville State University-Diplomatic
  • University of North Dakota-Executive


  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas-Presidential


  • University of Pittsburgh-Presidential

Rhode Island

  • Bryant University-Diplomatic
  • Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Chapter-Presidential
  • Community College of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chapter-Presidential
  • Community College of Rhode Island, Liston Chapter-Presidential
  • Johnson & Wales University-Diplomatic


  • Austin Community College-Executive
  • Texas Tech University -Executive
  • The University of Texas at Dallas-Presidential
  • University of Houston-Presidential


  • LDS Business College-Presidential
  • Snow College-Presidential


  • Gateway Technical College Kenosha-Presidential
  • Racine Gateway Technical College-Presidential
  • University of Wisconsin- Whitewater-Presidential
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-Presidential

Individual Leadership Passport Award Winners


Arizona (Blue)

  • Amy Rosi, Northern Arizona University
  • Ben Lazarine, University of Arizona  
  • Emily Jackman, Arizona State University      
  • Georgina Mendoza, South Mountain Community College   
  • Glydel Jabagat, South Mountain Community College          
  • Glydel Mae Jabagat, South Mountain Community College  
  • Jazmine Bustillo, South Mountain Community College        
  • Jeremy Rogers II, University of Arizona
  • Jerman Carrera, Arizona State University     
  • John Barnes Jr, South Mountain Community College           
  • Jonathan Mills, Northern Arizona University
  • Joseph Ishak, Scottsdale Community College           
  • Kaiya Henderson, South Mountain Community College       
  • Matthew Johnson, Scottsdale Community college   
  • Michael Smith, Arizona State University      
  • Nicolas Parra, Arizona State University         
  • Roman Ellefson, Scottsdale Community College      
  • Ryan Lindale, South Mountain Community College  
  • Terrence Trimble, Glendale Community College
  • Jonathan Raus, South Mountain Community College

Colorado (Blue)

  • Allison Sitler, University of Colorado at Boulder      
  • Hoodish Domun, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Lara Walden, University of Colorado at Boulder      
  • Mekena Nelson, University of Colorado at Boulder  

Florida (Blue)

  • Brianna Reynolds, University of Central Florida       
  • Brandon Guy, Johnson & Wales University, North Miami Campus  
  • Lisa Ben-Chaim, University of Central Florida          
  • Nora Dkeidek, University of Central Florida
  • Christian Pacheco, University of Central Florida       
  • Cody Zavada, University of Central Florida   
  • Vanessa Gomez, University of Central Florida         

Illinois (Blue)

  • Brendan Kerestes, DePaul University
  • Brooke Thompson, Millikin University           
  • Courtney Tulak, Millikin University
  • David Janus, DePaul University
  • Janak   Patel, DePaul University        
  • Kassandra Entona, DePaul University
  • Kiara Smail, Millikin University         
  • Leena  Almasri, DePaul University    
  • Matthew Johnson, DePaul University
  • Odette Hurtado Hidalgo, DePaul University  
  • Paola Guerrero-Toledo, DePaul University
  • Peyten Burton, Millikin University     
  • Quinn  Nguyen, Millikin University   
  • Rachel Zarky, DePaul University
  • Ryan Janning, DePaul University       
  • Solomon Ariwoola, DePaul University          
  • Taylor  Wilson, Millikin University    

Kansas (Blue)

  • Ashley Nease, Fort Hays State University
  • Brianna Spexarth, Fort Hays State University           
  • Gracie Defore, Fort Hays State University 
  • Megan Schlochtermeier, Fort Hays State University
  • Zachary Dziadul, Fort Hays State University

Massachusetts (Blue)

  • Alexandra, McIntosh University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Bryan Moore, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Carlene Byrne, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth      
  • Corey Morris, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth        
  • Danielle Lawrence, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Emmanuel Fernandes, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth     
  • Jessica Griswold, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Justin Lawrence, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth  
  • Kelsey Garcia, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth      
  • Myles Dias, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth           
  • Nicole Howell, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth      
  • Puneet Anjuri, University Of Massachusetts Dartmouth      
  • Rachel Jean, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth         
  • Russell Mangsen, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 
  • Sara Mahan, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Shannon Crocker, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 

Michigan (Blue)

  • Taryn Cornman, Northwood University

Minnesota (Blue)

  • Andrew Clauson, St. Cloud State University 

Missouri (Blue)

  • Bethany Myers, University of Central Missouri        
  • Blake LaRue, University of Central Missouri 
  • Brady Bickert, University of Central Missouri           
  • Brennen Lipp, University of Central Missouri
  • Chris VanCleave, University of Central Missouri       
  • Connor Lake, University of Central Missouri 
  • Corey Bigler, University of Central Missouri 
  • David Johnson, University of Central Missouri         
  • Jamie Yust, University of Central Missouri
  • Jessie Borgmann, University of Central Missouri     
  • Kaitlin Eisenbath, University of Central Missouri     
  • Kristin  Campbell, University of Central Missouri     
  • Matthew Frappier, Columbia College of Missouri    
  • Megan Kloepper, University of Central Missouri      
  • Mercedes Nute, Columbia College of Missouri
  • Nicholas Cullum, University of Central Missouri      
  • Nicholas Palmer, University of Central Missouri      
  • Yuliya Kryshchendyuk, University of Central Missouri

North Dakota (Blue)

  • Alicia Nopola, Mayville State University       
  • Anthony Stockfish, Mayville State University
  • Ashley Kovar, University of North Dakota
  • Austin  Shroyer, University of North Dakota
  • Benjamin Myszkowski, Mayville State University    
  • Brittany Secord, University of North Dakota
  • Brock Sherva, Mayville State University       
  • Christopher Snook, Mayville State University           
  • David Dukart, Mayville State University        
  • Donte  Stevens, Mayville State University    
  • Emily Rapkoch, University of Mary   
  • Evan Romuld, University of North Dakota
  • Garrett Dillon, University of North Dakota
  • Jacob Pladson, Mayville State University      
  • Jordan Johnson, Mayville State University   
  • Kade Pengilly, Mayville State University       
  • Leigh Dean, Mayville State University          
  • Madeleyne, Gallardo  Mayville State University      
  • Orson  Gallardo, Mayville State University  
  • Rhonda Hodges, Mayville State University   
  • Samantha Carlin, Mayville State University 


Nevada (Blue)

  • Abigail Bogarin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Blaze Lovell, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Daniela Sanchez, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Nicholas Portugal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Rochelle Mae Ruiz, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Rhode Island (Blue)

  • Abdallah Issa, Bryant University       
  • Alec Kolenda, Johnson & Wales University   
  • Alex Valm, Bryant University
  • Alyssa  Duncan, Johnson & Wales University
  • Andrew Donnelly, Johnson & Wales University        
  • Benjamin Stone, Bryant University   
  • Briana Geoghegan, Bryant University          
  • Cesar Michi, Community College of Rhode Island    
  • Devyn Vinson, Bryant University      
  • Emily Kremp, Johnson & Wales University   
  • Erika Koury, Bryant University
  • Gabriel Torres, Bryant University
  • Irving Martinez, Johnson & Wales University
  • John Wright, Johnson & Wales University    
  • Jonathan Lopez, Community College of Rhode Island          
  • Julia Clifford, Johnson & Wales University   
  • Katherine Connelly, Bryant University
  • Katherine Zecena Constanza, Johnson & Wales University  
  • Kevin McKeown, Johnson & Wales University        
  • Magen Cook, Bryant University
  • Mike Muldoon, Bryant University     
  • Nathaniel Rippin, Bryant University  
  • Parthenia Giannopoulos, Johnson & Wales University         
  • Raveena Goyal, Bryant University     
  • Roy Sylvander Johnson & Wales University
  • Sara Schlecht, Bryant University       
  • Taylor  Frech, Johnson & Wales University
  • William Tondo, Bryant University     

Texas (Blue)

  • Ami Hazel, University of Houston
  • Amit Shirsat, University of Texas at Dallas  
  • Anastasiya Beketskaia, The University of Texas at Dallas   
  • Angel Wang, University of Texas at Dallas   
  • Anuka  Dhakal, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Austin  Lee, University of Texas at Dallas     
  • Benjamin Henderson, University of Texas at Dallas 
  • Bhavna Kanapuram, University of Texas at Dallas   
  • Dheera Dammanna, University of Texas at Dallas    
  • George Peng, University of Texas at Dallas   
  • Grace Brann, University of Houston  
  • Gregory Walker, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Harshith Dasara, University of Texas at Dallas         
  • Jasmine Chemplanikal, University Of Texas at Dallas
  • Joanna Cherian, University of Texas at Dallas          
  • Jonathan Molinar, University of Texas at Dallas      
  • Justin Joseph, University of Texas at Dallas 
  • Kayla Maaraoui, University of Texas at Dallas         
  • Kelsi Edwards, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Khizra  Abbasi, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Krista Maaraoui, University of Texas at Dallas         
  • Lillian Hannigan, University of Texas at Dallas         
  • Madhukar Reddy, University of Texas at Dallas       
  • Mariam Allahrakha, University of Texas at Dallas   
  • Mehwish Ali, University of Texas at Dallas  
  • Mounika Mutyala, University of Texas at Dallas      
  • Nivedha Sukumar, University of Texas at Dallas      
  • Nousheen Karimi, University of Texas at Dallas       
  • Pinkey  Patel, University of Texas at Dallas  
  • Sara Irfan, University of Texas at Dallas       
  • Sejal Mali, University of Texas at Dallas      
  • Sesha Dasari, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Sesha Dasari, University of Texas at Dallas  
  • Sindhu Senthilkumar, University of Texas at Dallas 
  • Sneha  Ramashesha, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Soham Daptardar, University of Texas at Dallas      
  • Sravya Boppuri, University of Texas at Dallas          
  • Yee Luc, University of Texas at Dallas          
  • Yin Hsuan Pan, University of Texas at Dallas

Utah (Blue)

  • Alanna Taylor  LDS Business College  UT
  • Alison Wilson, LDS Business College
  • Beatriz de Carvalho Pucci, LDS Business College      
  • Brandon Rottler, LDS Business College
  • Brian Welch, LDS Business College   
  • David Valverde, LDS Business College
  • Dezmon Dean, LDS Business College
  • Dillon Schildan, LDS Business College           
  • Elizabeth Anderson, Snow College    
  • Heath Andreasen, LDS Business College
  • Jason Shepherd, LDS Business College         
  • Jesse   Coleman-Martinez, LDS Business College
  • Jose Sanchez, LDS business college  
  • Julie Robinson ,LDS Business College
  • Lesa Eastes, LDS Business College    
  • Manuel Vegas, LDS Business College
  • Matthew Everett, LDS Business College       
  • Parker  Romney, LDS Business College         
  • Rachel Duncan, LDS Business College           
  • Rosa Pinto, LDS Business College     
  • Tannen Bills, LDS Business College   

Virginia (Blue)

  • Ameera Choudhury, George Mason University         
  • Amy Chen, George Mason University
  • Bashar Abdu, George Mason University       
  • Catherine Bitangcol, George Mason University        
  • Jian Sun, George Mason University  
  • Laura Lowery, George Mason University      
  • Menahil Rauf, George Mason University
  • Pralfah Ratchatavitayakul, George Mason University          

Wisconsin (Blue)

  • Adrian Laluz, Gateway Technical College
  • Alexander Zalewski, University of Wisconsin Whitewater  

Wyoming (Blue)

  • David Zlomke, Laramie County Community College 
  • Brandon McKee, Laramie County Community College         


Arizona (Gold)

  • Alison Graham, University of Arizona Collegiate
  • Antonio Martinez, Estrella Mountain Community College   
  • Cameron Brown, University of Arizona
  • Christopher Majcher, Scottsdale Community College          
  • Daniel Kelly, Scottsdale Community College
  • Darcie  Hill, Arizona State University
  • Dominic Padula, University of Arizona          
  • Haley Harper, University of Arizona  
  • Hannah Dabbs, Arizona State University      
  • Jamila Pierce, Scottsdale Community College
  • Jonathan Mills, Northern Arizona University
  • Kayla Chavez,  Northern Arizona University  
  • Kyle Klem, University of Arizona       
  • Mary Kavan, Arizona State University           
  • Roberto Galaviz, Arizona State University
  • Tyler Jacobs, University of Arizona   

Florida (Gold)

  • Brittany Lark, University of Central Florida
  • Claudia Aguirre, University of Central Florida          
  • Julian Brownlee, University of Central Florida
  • Mohammad Ali, University of Central Florida          
  • Nathan Moore , University of Central Florida
  • Paul Santonastaso, University of Central Florida     
  • Renee  Richards, University of Central Florida         

Illinois (Gold)

  • Amanda Lee, Millikin University       
  • Carina Brenner, Millikin University   
  • Eric Jenkins, DePaul University          
  • Kamil Strycharz, DePaul University   
  • Katie Swaykus, DePaul University     
  • Matthew Kurpiel, DePaul University 
  • Sara Rash, DePaul DECA        
  • Taylor Wilson, Millikin University     

Kansas (Gold)

  • Felix Albl, Fort Hays State University
  • Josey Vandiver, Fort Hays State University   
  • Megan Schlochtermeier, Fort Hays State University
  • Micah  Fabarez, Fort Hays State University  
  • Michaela Diercks, Fort Hays State University           

Massachusetts (Gold)

  • Brianna Perry, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth      
  • Filipe Palma, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Joel Martins, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth        
  • Nicole  Howell, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth     
  • Olaitan Tayo, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth         
  • Parker  Brooks, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Minnesota (Gold)

  • Abigail McDonald, St. Cloud State University
  • Kelsey  Jones, St. Cloud State University
  • Michael Wigstrom, Saint Cloud State University     
  • Shelby Ridinger, St. Cloud State University  
  • Tony Margiotta, Saint Cloud State University           

Missouri (Gold)

  • Ashley Ficken, University of Central Missouri           
  • Emily Northen, University of Central Missouri          
  • Michael Richardson Jr., Columbia College    

North Dakota (Gold)

  • Shawn Peterson, University of North Dakota
  • Laura Ewert, Mayville State University
  • Leighanna Helgoe, Mayville State University
  • Remington Werner, Mayville State University         

New Jersey (Gold)

  • Reinaldo Cordova, Essex County College       

Nevada (Gold)

  • Annie Bellorin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas    
  • April Carrillo, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Aurora Chen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Bianca Cseke, University of Nevada, Las Vegas  
  • Bonnie Lei, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Jailene Vazquez, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Johana Mendoza, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Michelle Le, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • NgaSze Yau, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Nicholas Huynh, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Randolph Huynh, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Ryan Alfred Arinas, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Pennsylvania (Gold)

  • Ross Micka, University of Pittsburgh
  • Samuel Wright, University of Pittsburgh      
  • Michael Adams, University of Pittsburgh     
  • Zachary Martick, University of Pittsburgh     
  • Aaron Hank, University of Pittsburgh

Rhode Island (Gold)

  • Alexandra Parsons, Johnson & Wales University
  • Ashley Cardona, Bryant University    
  • Danica Wilson, Bryant University      
  • Daniela Soriano, Community College of Rhode Island/Liston          
  • Deleita Gyasi, Johnson & Wales University
  • Edyn Zapata – Montesdeoca, Johnson & Wales University          
  • Jonathan Plante, Community College or Rhode Island/Lincoln        
  • Joseph Esposito, Johnson & Wales University
  • Justin   Watkins, Community College of Rhode Island          
  • Marcus Bonnenberg, Community College of Rhode Island  
  • Maria Rangel, Community College of Rhode Island
  • Nina Soares, Community College of Rhode Island/Liston
  • Rosseline Bencosme, Community College of Rhode Island/ Knight
  • Suzan Erkeskin, Community College of Rhode Island
  • Thao Dang, Community College of Rhode Island      
  • Vincent Vozzella, Community College of Rhode Island        

Texas (Gold)

  • Aman Vakharia, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Anishka Kappalayil, University of Texas at Dallas    
  • Diana   Pinzon, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Joshua Koshy, Austin Community College     
  • Ola Saleh, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Rebecca Raymond, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Saachi Minocha,  University of Texas at Dallas        

Utah (Gold)

  • Adam Ovard, LDS Business College  
  • Austin  Standing, LDS Business College        
  • Caleigh Niesporek, LDS Business College
  • Daniel Carter, LDS Business College 
  • Elizaveta Kaygorodova, LDS Business College          
  • Kimi Bailey, Snow College     
  • Laura Matus,  LDS Business College 
  • Marie West, LDS Business College   
  • Mary Grajales, LDS Business College
  • Michael Rich, LDS Business College
  • Shaylyn Carrell, LDS Business College           

Wisconsin (Gold)

  • Alexandrea Busch, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater     
  • Alison  Komas, University of Wisconsin- Whitewater          
  • Brandy Hickey, Gateway Technical College Kenosha
  • Brittany Deschaine, University of Wisconsin- Whitewater  
  • Cheyenne Keyes, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater        
  • David Czuper, Gateway Technical College
  • Lindsay Racine, Gateway Technical College
  • Magnolia Ruet, Gateway Technical College Kenosha          
  • Mary Hvizdak, Racine Gateway
  • Max Jadin, University of Wisconsin Whitewater      
  • Nicholas Herzberg, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater    

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