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DECA Students honored at competition

Students from Dysart High School and Shadow Ridge High School were recently honored at the DECA Western Region Leadership Conference hosted in Anaheim, California. The competition allows students to compete in various business and marketing events.

Trystan Wright from Dysart High School received 3rd place overall in his section for Marketing Communications in the Western Region.

The Shadow Ridge High School recognitions include: 

  • Ellen-Marie MacKellar and Chloe Nowling- 1st Place Role Play 
  • Elisa Gongaware and Lily McDaniel- 2nd Place Role Play
  • Gavin Williams and Varish Yadav- 3rd Place Role Play 
  • Stephen MacKellar and Cohen Peters- 3rd Place Test 
  • Brooke Tantillo and Rebekah Vanzile- 4th Place DECA Garage

DECA conferences are targeted, highly-focused learning experiences for students and advisors that support National Curriculum Standards and the development of 21st Century Skills. DECA conferences bring members into the larger DECA community while providing unique opportunities to extend classroom learning. Each of DECA’s conferences connects with corporate professionals to engage students in learning industry-related trends and content.

DECA is a Career and Technical Student Organization specifically for students enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. To learn more about CTE programs in the district, visit


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