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DECA international competition results

Columbia Area Career Center marketing students made their mark at the DECA international competition held in Orlando, Florida, April 24-29. More than 18,000 of the best marketing students from the U.S., Canada, and other countries competed in the six-day event.
Ana Tager, Hickman High School sophomore, finished in the top 10 in the Principles of Hospitality and Tourism event. She competed against more than 150 individuals to take one of the top spots. Lily Burns, Hickman senior, medaled for having a role play in the top percentile for the competition. She competed in the Human Resources Management event.
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. The Career Center's DECA sponsors are Pete Eichholz, Scott Fuenfhausen, and Anne Hickman.