Central Valley High School DECA students advance to state!

Sixteen area high school DECA chapters competed Monday, December 10th, at Spokane Falls Community College during the annual "Area 11 DECA Career Development Conference."

These top finishers from Central Valley High School have qualified to compete at the Washington State DECA Career Development Conference in Bellevue February 28th through March 2nd.

  • Accounting (4th place) - Haley Pfau, (5th place) Daniel Cathey (8th place) Calvin Whybrew

  • Auto Services Marketing – (1st Place) Ryan Hagerty

  • Business Finance (1st place) Shawn Barnett

  • Bus. Law & Ethics Team Dec. Making - (4th place) Maddie Knight / Ally Lang, (6th place) Jasmine Wen / Sami Smith (7th place) Conner Russell / Jayce Simmons.

  • Business Services Marketing (2nd place) Aaron Johnson

  • Buying & Merchandising Team Decision Making - (4th place) Ben Hadley / Garrett Packebush (6th place) Emma Horton / Claira Reiman (8th place) Kyle Thiede / Cameron Whitcher

  • Innovation Plan – (2nd place) Ryan Hagerty

  • Professional Selling – (4th place) Riley Hadley (6th place) Josie Jennings

  • Restaurant & Food Service Marketing(2nd place) Damon Julian (8th place) Brady Reding

  • Retail Merchandising Services (4th place) Ty Gray

  • Entrepreneurship Team Decision. Making (6th place) Emily Agnew / Jaedyn Miller (7th place) Zoe Crockett / Sydney Teterud,

  • Sports & Entertainment Team Decision Making (3rd place) MJ Bruno / Grace Williams

  • Integrated Marketing Campaign – Product (4th place) Kendahl Siva, Molly McCormick, Rachel Anderson.

  • Integrated Marketing Campaign – Event (1st place) Ally Fisher / Grace Sutton, (2nd place) Alyse Williams / Cooper Arnold, (4th place) Charlise Hogsed / Kelsie German (5th place) Lucy Ditto / Serente Bly.

  • Food Marketing Services (7th place) Julian Garcia

  • Marketing Communcations Services (8TH place) Easton Carter

  • Travel & Tourism Team Decision Making (8th place) McKenna Murphy / Kyle Parkman

  • Hospitality Team Decision Making (8th place) Haylee Lynch / Addi McLelland

  • Sports & Entertainment Marketing (8th place) Tyler Jackson

Area 11 schools also joining Central Valley students in competition: Cheney, Clarkston, Deer Park, East Valley, Ferris, Lakeside, Lewis & Clark, Mead, Mt. Spokane, North Central, Pullman, Rogers, Shadle Park, West Valley and University High Schools.    

Students in grades 9-12 participate in dozens of presentation & written events focused on knowledge of business, marketing and 21st Century Skills, and are evaluated by local professionals. 

DECA is a national organization of high school marketing students that includes over 250 students at Central Valley High School.