The Dobie High School DECA chapter competed at the State DECA Conference in Fort Worth recently with Alisha Chavez earning trip to nationals with her first place finish in the food marketing category.
More than 3,000 students competed in certain occupational areas related to their job training. Students were judged on their knowledge of marketing, economics, and management skills as well as their social and selling skills. Business owners, managers, and other community leaders were involved with the judging at the conference.
Other winners included:
Nathan Ratliff - 2nd place - Principles of Hospitality & Tourism
Ashley Spigner - 2nd place -Retail Merchandising
Kayla Brown - 2nd place - Quick Serve Restaurant Management
Johnny Moreno - 2nd place - Hotel & Lodging Management
Josefina Maldonado - 2nd place - Technical Sales
"I am very proud of these students for representing Dobie High School at this state conference. Being a winner in their events is a fantastic accomplishment," said Karen Daigle, Dobie's DECA advisor.