Over 1,000 DECA Members Gathered at The Ultimate DECA Power Trip in Washington, D.C.

November 13, 2022

From November 11-13, 2022, over 1,000 DECA student and advisor members from 32 states attended the Ultimate DECA Power Trip in the Washington, D.C. area.

Ultimate DECA Members

Through participating in leadership labs, competing in the Competitive Excellence Experience, visiting exhibitors and completing fun challenges, many members earned the title of "Ultimate DECA Member." Congratulations to the top seven members who each received a $100 Amazon gift card.

  • Coley Askew - Sanderson High School, North Carolina
  • Jackson Dempsey - Sanderson High School, North Carolina
  • Brian Eddleman - Sanderson High School, North Carolina
  • Hadley Retzlaff - Park Hill High School, Missouri
  • David Sun - Roslyn High School, New York
  • Meghna Geo - Burlington High School, Massachusetts
  • Abby Wojtaszek - Burlington High School, Massachusetts

View the complete list of Ultimate DECA Members here.

Competitive Excellence Experience Top Performers

During the conference, nearly 700 members took part in the Competitive Excellence Experience to test their skills in a role-play scenario. Congratulations to the top performers in each section of the competition!

Arizona

  • Alivia Lubenow - Pinnacle High School
  • Gianna Ryan - Pinnacle High School
  • Sophia Salamy - Pinnacle High School
  • Vinay Sharma - Pinnacle High School
  • Kimberly Sucato - Pinnacle High School
  • Daniel Zavesoff - Pinnacle High School

California

  • Philip Chiu - Monta Vista High School
  • Olivia Ho - Monta Vista High School
  • Katherine Shen - Monta Vista High School
  • Sunny Yao - Monta Vista High School
  • Charmaine Chua - Monta Vista High School
  • Yas Sardar Ghandchi - Monta Vista High School

Connecticut

  • Tiara Allen - Middletown High School
  • Nathan Poulos - Tolland High School
  • Antonio Rhodes - Tolland High School
  • Jacqueline Sterling - Tolland High School

Florida

  • Lissette Rodea-Llamas - Jupiter High School

Georgia

  • Zakiya Castello - East Paulding High School
  • Mamie Jeffries - East Paulding High School
  • Tyler Jones - East Paulding High School
  • Maddie Smith - East Paulding High School
  • Isabella Walker - East Paulding High School
  • Olivia Stegner - Houston County High School
  • Zoe Jones - North Gwinnett High School
  • Kaylee McCallum - North Paulding High School
  • Vladislava Morozova - North Paulding High School
  • Hailey Brakke - South Forsyth High School
  • Nathan Tishgarten - South Forsyth High School
  • Henry Torchia - South Forsyth High School

Kansas

  • Courtney Schmidt - Leavenworth High School
  • Christian Skaggs - Leavenworth High School
  • Samuel Walker - Leavenworth High School

Maryland

  • Ogo Taiwo - Reservoir High School

Massachusetts

  • Emma Thompson - Bristol Plymouth Regional High School
  • Andrew Perl - Burlington High School
  • Aradhya Garg - Franklin High School
  • Trinjan Kaur - King Phillip Regional High School
  • Reham Harrati - Nipmuc Regional High School
  • Zoe Levin - North Andover High School
  • Deeksha Kapoor - Westborough High School

New Hampshire

  • Riley Curtis - Pinkerton Academy

New Jersey

  • Swara Agarwal - Morris Hills High School
  • Roshni Raghuraman - North Brunswick Township High School

New York

  • Suraj Patel - Ardsley High School
  • Blake Rappaport - Ardsley High School
  • Ben Heilbronn - Clarkstown High School
  • Miranda Schmidt - Nanuet Senior High School

North Carolina

  • Chris Mallis - Myers Park High School
  • Gio Cacciato - Northwood High School
  • Seraphina Shutt - West Lincoln High School

Pennsylvania

  • Amanda Hulver - North Allegheny High School

Texas

  • Christy Zhuang - Ballinger High School
  • Aniket Gupta - Reedy High School

Virginia

  • Cordelia Crawford - Hanover High School

West Virginia

  • Lindsey Nash - Mineral County Technical Center

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