DECA Team Captures Five Finalist Spots at State Competition

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. 

DECA Team Captures Five Finalist Spots at State Competition
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