Several Frisco ISD DECA students were qualifiers and winners at the International Career Development Conference held April 25-28 in Orlando.
FISD sent more than 40 International qualifiers to compete with over 18,000 marketing students worldwide.
DECA is a non-profit student organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
FISD winners included:
Independence High School
Sruthi Boddu – Top 10 Finalist Testing, Top 10 Finalist Business Case Study
Natasha Sinha – Top 10 Finalist Business Case Study
Liberty High School
Aarushi Aggarwal/Sunjoli Aggarwal – Top 10 Finalist, 2nd Place Overall-Management Team
Srija Nalla/Huixi Yu – 2nd Place Overall-Virtual Business Retailing
Sabrina Peng – Top 10 Testing Finalist-Food Services Marketing
Eileen Bau – Top 10 Testing Finalist-Marketing Management
Ria Bajaj – Top 10 Case Study Finalist-Principles of Business Administartion
Siddhi Patadia – Top 10 Testing Finalist, Top 10 Overall Finalist-Principles of Hospitality
Sindhu Senthilkumar – Top 10 Case Study Finalist, Top 10 Overall Finalist-Retail Merchandising
Wakeland High School
Lucious McDaniel – Top 10 Case Study Finalist-Principles of Business Administration
Preston Howard, Lane Mansfield & Austin Meek – Top 10 Finalist-Hospitality Operations Research
Just advancing to the International Conference is a significant accomplishment. Only 6 percent of Texas DECA students advance to compete at Internationals and only 0.5 percent of the 18,000 students who compete at Internationals make the stage.
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