A Look Back on Collegiate DECA Engage in Kansas City

Nov 6, 2023

Over 200 Collegiate DECA members attended the 2023 Engage Conference in Kansas City, MO on November 2-4, 2023.

The weekend included three days of non-stop networking, powerful speakers, career exploration, competition and captivating EduTours. 

One highlight of the conference included behind-the-scenes EduTours to eleven businesses in the Kansas City area. These businesses included Barkley, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Kansas City, Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City Royals at Kaufman Stadium, Populous and The Roasterie Coffee Company.

Another major component of the conference was the Case Study Challenge. Congratulations to the winning participants in this year's Case Study Challenge:

  • Nathan Holloway - Wichita State University
  • Sebastian Mejia - Northeast Mississippi Community College
  • Phoebe Heine - Cottey College
  • Isabella Sanders - Cottey College
  • Zoe Givant - University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Chris House - University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Clara Mayfield - University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Ela Rivera - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Dylan Buckley - Rutgers University
  • Hely Dodia - Rutgers University
  • Soham Kulkarni - Rutgers University
  • Arshia Kumar - Rutgers University
  • Jennifer Lee - Rutgers University
  • Ananya Marathe - Rutgers University
  • Priya Patel - Rutgers University
  • Musawwir Rizvi - Rutgers University
  • Chloe Tirino - Rutgers University
  • Noah Brown - East Carolina University
  • Jecoliah Mircale Robertson - Johnson & Wales University
  • Mackenzie Weber - Johnson & Wales University

Finally, thank you to our conference sponsors: Anderson Advisors and the AHLA Foundation. We appreciate your support!

To learn more about Collegiate DECA, visit collegiatedeca.org.


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