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Sequoyah HS DECA Students Advance to International Competition

Three Sequoyah High School students who competed in the DECA State Career Development Conference in Atlanta are advancing to the marketing student associations international competition.

Three students qualified to compete at this months internationals in Orlando: Hanna Palmer, who placed first in Job Interview; Emily Duke, who placed fifth in Principles of Hospitality; and Tyler Price, who placed sixth in Professional Selling. Austyn Tressler also competed in the three-day event and placed ninth in Apparel & Accessories Marketing. Sequoyah students Max Frye, Dylan Poulsen, and Victoria Ergle have earned the opportunity to advance to internationals as well by placing in the Top 10 on the State DECA test last fall.

Additionally, the Sequoyah DECA Club was named as the 13th largest chapter in the state. DECAs industry-validated competitive events are aligned with National Curriculum Standards in the career clusters of marketing, business management and administration, finance, and hospitality and tourism. Marketing teacher Kari Palmer is the clubs sponsor.