Stukent Social Media Challenge 2023 Winners Announced

Mar 9, 2023

Over 1,800 individuals participated in this year's Stukent Social Media Challenge. Participants competed using the social media marketing simulation, Mimic Social. Students managed a fictitious company’s $5,000 weekly social media ad budget, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest marketing.

This April, the top three winning members will be recognized on stage during the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL. The teams will also be awarded ICDC travel stipends. Congratulations to the following DECA members:

1st Place

Christopher Xu | Carlmont High School, CA – $1,500

2nd Place

Anthony Pecka | Mentor High School, OH – $1,000

3rd Place

Brinda Roy | Edgemont High School, NY – $500

Thank you to Stukent for sponsoring the challenge!


Christy Rutherford
Education Manager

Christy Rutherford is DECA's education manager. She enhances and manages an educational framework for DECA’s comprehensive learning program ensuring that all student programs are aligned to National Curriculum Standards. Christy also leads the advisor professional learning series and programs to support local chapter advisors.

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