DECA Members Receive Over $4.2 Million in Army ROTC Scholarships

March 7, 2021

Twenty-four DECA members are the recipients of over $4.2 million in scholarships from the Army ROTC.

The U.S. Army has partnered with DECA for 20 years. Army ROTC has annually participated at the International Career Development Conference as an exhibitor, provided mentors, judged competitions, shared remarks on leadership and awarded tens of thousands in college scholarships. In addition, they have a free online study program for the ACT and SAT exams through their March2Success Program and provide educational tools and resources.

Congratulations to the following DECA members receiving an Army ROTC scholarship:

  • Christopher Anderson, Mesa Ridge High School, CO
  • Cade Thomas, Cherokee Trail High School, CO
  • Lucas Shanahan, Brookfield High School, CT
  • Benjamin Galbraith, Barron Collier High School, FL
  • Dylan Jessee, Bartram Trail High School, FL
  • Braxton Zirker, Post Falls High School, ID
  • Hayden Back, Somerset High School, KY
  • Elizabeth Bodwell, Apponequet Regional High School, MA
  • Lukas Troost, Walt Whitman High School, MD
  • Landon Brantly, Petoskey High School, MI
  • Brandon Liu, Northville High School, MI
  • Adrian Chinn, Morgan County R-2 High School, MO
  • Spencer Troyer, Liberty North High School, MO
  • Benjamin Williams, Clayton High School, MO
  • Gabrieljohn Kent, Shoreham Wading River High School, NY
  • Paige Lind, Victor Central High School, NY
  • Ella Warfel, Linden Hall School For Girls, PA
  • Rebecca Wusinich, Friends Central School, PA
  • Adam Biancheri, Brentwood High School, TN
  • William Pryor, Hill Country Christian School, TX
  • Michael Bernard, Ferndale High School, WA
  • Johnathan Jorgensen, Wenatchee High School, WA
  • Hayden Miller, Skyline High School, WA
  • Nicholas Blumenthal, Appleton North High School, WI


Cindy Allen
Director of Sponsorships

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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