Six De La Collegiate students competed in the DECA State Conference Competition held at Huntington Place (formerly TCF Center) in Detroit the weekend of March 11-12, 2022, with five DLS team members earning finalist status.
The finalists include:
- Seniors Abishek Nirmal Kumar and Ethan Arun, role play medal and finalists in - Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making.
- Juniors George Gardey and Calvin Bacall, test medal and finalists in Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making.
- Junior Martino Kas-Mikha, finalist in Principles of Business Management.
Junior Gabe Jones qualified in Principles of Finance, as a result of district competition in January 2022.
DLS Business teacher Mrs. Aarran Meier, the DLS DECA moderator said, “The team of 17 students began preparing for competition in October.
“ They have worked hard and have earned more than medals; they have built relationships and connections that will remain now and into the future,” Meier said.