Congratulations to DECA's 2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients

March 30, 2021

DECA is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 scholarship recipients. Each year, DECA and its corporate partners award over $200,000 in scholarships to DECA members. Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) Scholarship

  • Alec Boyajian, Pascack Hills High School, NJ
  • Kendall Castellaw, James Madison High School, VA
  • Matthew Fleissig, Spanish River High School, FL

Bob Foehlinger Memorial Scholarship

  • Olivia Lemanski, Waunakee Community High School, WI

Brenda Clark Memorial Scholarship

  • Abhi Patel, Lake Park West High School, IL
  • Annie Vo, Bayless High School, MO

Central Region Scholarship

  • Nate Jacobs, MI
  • Joseph Kositzke, Indian Trail High School and Academy, WI

DECA Inc. Scholarship

  • Ramkishore  Annachi, NC
  • Mattie Bradford, AZ
  • Maria Cegarra, Spanish River Community High School, FL
  • Gage Donovan, MN
  • Catherine Horton, AZ
  • Nate Jacobs, MI
  • Shawn Matthijetz, TX
  • Caleb Nochumson, AZ
  • Suhani Patel, Mountain Ridge High School, AZ
  • Maiya Raghu, Syosset High School, NY
  • Ryan Rivera, NY
  • Emilia Roco, Lebanon Trail High School, TX
  • Hannah Smolicz, CT
  • Aditi Soin, T. L. Kennedy Secondary School, ON
  • Zetella Walker Gooch, MS

Ed Davis Scholarship

  • Kya Brooks, Papillion-La Vista South High School, NE

Ed Fleming Memorial Scholarship

  • Haerin So, Chantilly High School, VA

Hilton Effect Foundation Scholarship

  • Abby Chen, Walt Whitman High School, MD
  • Melody Cheng, Richard Montgomery High School, MD
  • Kyle Hamm, West Forsyth High School, GA
  • Helen Hu, Lynbrook High School, CA
  • Ivan Santos, Frankfort High School, IN

Larry Lorenzi Memorial Scholarship

  • Elizabeth Guan, West Chester East High School, PA

M&M Productions USA Scholarship

  • Skyler Campbell, Carlmont High School, CA
  • Hannah Smith, River Bluff High School, SC

National Geographic Learning Scholarship

  • Cassandra Kaplan, La Cueva High School, NM
  • Robin McMonigal, Jackson High School, MI

National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Scholarship

  • Natalie Berman, Pine Crest School, FL
  • Maria Diego, Gadsden City High School, AL
  • Caleb Goodell, Gilbert High School, CT
  • Quincy Noel, Poudre High School, CO
  • Zoha Riaz, Bountiful High School, UT

National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) Scholarship

  • Jill Bhatia, Morris County School of Technology, NJ
  • Georgia Duncan, Blacksburg High School, VA

North Atlantic Region Scholarship

  • Ryan Rivera, NY

Otis Spunkmeyer, Inc. Scholarship

  • Parth Gandhi, Lambert High School, GA
  • Kaya Holmes, North Gwinnett High School, GA
  • Oliver Zhang, Castro Valley High School, CA

Pat DiPlacido Memorial Scholarship

  • Joshua Wolk, Ladue Horton Watkins High School, MO

Publix Super Markets, Inc. Scholarship

  • Kirsten Brucker, East Paulding High School, GA
  • Jakob Flecksteiner, Beech High School, TN
  • Joseph Laburda, Houston County High School, GA
  • Madison Riedel, Spanish River Community High School, FL
  • Luke Wyatt, Camden County High School, GA

RevRoad Scholarship

  • Samantha Chaitovitz, South County High School, VA
  • Tanvi Dongre, Apex High School, NC

Sonya Dismuke Memorial Scholarship

  • Mallaury Pageau, Ronaoke Rapids High School, NC

Southern Region Scholarship

  • Ramkishore Annachi, NC

Western Region Scholarship

  • Mattie Bradford, AZ
  • Catherine Horton, AZ
  • Vihaan Jain, West Career and Technical Academy, NV
  • Brandon Kase, Palo Verde High School, NV
  • Ved Mistry, Irvington High School, CA
  • Molly Williams, Clarkston High School, WA

DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit-based.

Questions?

Cindy Allen
Director of Sponsorships
cindy@deca.org

As DECA’s director of sponsorships, Cindy’s responsibilities include developing corporate partnerships and serving as the liaison between DECA Inc. and its partnering organizations. Cindy also manages DECA’s scholarship program, coordinates advertising and exhibits, and works with special event fundraising activities. Cindy has worked for DECA since 1991.

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