Nipmuc Regional High School students once again impress with their outstanding performance at the DECA State Leadership Conference which was held in Boston earlier this month. Of the 110 students from Nipmuc eight qualified to compete at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC)to be held in late April in Orlando, Florida.
Those moving foward are Seniors – team Lindsay Doyle/Evan Offord; Juniors – team Brooke Bukunt/Megan McElreath and team Peter Schiloski/Shane Dougherty; and Sophomores – team Chris Mill/Zachary Hunter. Five additional students will be selected to attend under leadership spots.
In order to qualify for the ICDC teams/students must place within the top 5 of their respective business specialties ~ competing against up to as many as 100 other teams/students. Team Megan McElreath and Brooke Bukunt placed first overall in their category.
More than 18,000 DECA members from the United States, Canada, and several other countries will attend this year’s ICDC.
The following students were recognized at the State Conference for finishing within the Top 10 on either a written test, paper, or one of two role play scenarios: Colleen Lavoie; team Lauren Parent/Katie Sauer; team James Rogan/Nolan Bradley; team Lindsay Doyle/Evan Offord; team Chris Miller/Zachary Hunter; Hollis Ryder; team Hunter Kadra/Sarah Bloznalis; Shane Ebanks; team Brooke Bukunt/Megan McElreath; Anna Young; team Peter Schiloski/Shane Dougherty; team Thomas Keville/Zachary Dawson; team Marco Fazio/Dylan Coyle/Conor Van Kleeck; team Ellie Baynham/Erin Gagnon; team Brooke Jacuot/Madi Armstrong/Nicole Murphy; team Erika Scott/Madi Polay/Robert Herendeen; Roma Gujarathi; team James LaCroix/Jack Gallagher/Tyler Costello; team Samantha Capalucci/Elizabeth Hilton.
Seniors Evan Offord and Lindsay Doyle qualify to compete at DECA International Career Development Conference