Nipmuc Regional High School Students to Compete at DECA International Career Development Conference



Juniors Brandon Lefebvre and Matt Benoit – DECA State Leadership Conference

Nipmuc Regional High School students has once again impressed with their outstanding performance at the DECA State Leadership Conference which was held in Boston in March. Fifty percent of the students who participated placed in the top ten and of those who placed twenty five percent qualified to compete at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Nashville TN.

The is the first time Nipmuc had freshman qualify for the ICDC; John Dacey and Timothy Carey. According to Business Education Teacher Gary Perras this is the best year yet for Nipmuc.

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.

More than 18,000 DECA members from the United States, Canada, and several other countries will attend this year’s ICDC.

Good Luck to everyone competing this weekend in Nashville!

Abigail Columbo & Angelica Puchovsky – Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making  5th

John Dacey & Timothy Carey – Financial Services Team Decision Making – 4th

Abigail Sterling & Jaclyn Bianchi – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision Making – 3rd

MaKenzie Callahan, Paige Murphy & Katie Sauer – Community Service Project – 1st

 Kristina Dubois & Kiley Larocque – Creative Marketing Project –

 Shane Dougherty & Peter Schiloski – Entrepreneurship Promotion Project – 2nd

 Jack Ernst, Grant Jorgensen & Ryan Nelson – International Business plan – 4th

 Christopher Bechara – Business Growth Plan – 4th

Sean Kelleher, Brandon Lefebvre & Matthew Benoit  – Sports and Entertainment Promotion Plan – 1st

William Gavin – Financial Consulting – 3rd

Kathryn McManus, Victoria Phillips & Alyssa Cicconi – School Based Enterprise

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