LIMA — A record 21 Lima Senior High School students are headed to the international competition next month in Orlando, Florida, for DECA.
Students qualified for the International Career Development Conference at the state competition last weekend. Of the 43 students who qualified and competed at state, 31 of them advanced to the state finals and finished in the top 10.
Lima Senior’s top finishers who will compete at the international level include:
First place: Community Service Project (Big Spartans Little Spartans) - Quinn Gable, Janae Saavedra and Jasmine Pinn
Second place: Creative Marketing Project - (Ohio Conclave) – Dalonte’ Manley, Ta’lor Washington and Kylee Mell
Third place: Public Relations (Spread Jada’s Joy) - Kiara Daniel, Ryan Moore and Darian Slaise
Third place: Entrepreneurship Promotion Project (Spartan STEEM) - Ja’Myah Taylor, Tiara Spivey and Ara Rexford
Third place: Integrated Marketing Campaign (C2K Character Champions) - Jayden Donald, Sophie Jolliff and Lauren Zell
GOLD - SBE - Spartan Cents - Naeem Russell, Taryn Lesh and Cole Mericle
GOLD - THRIVE Level - Men’s Warehouse - Jada Rose, Abree Flowers and Calia Moseley
Other students who made the stage for finishing in the top 10 included Cassie Phillips, Adrian Bowsher, Xylon Payne-Greeno, Valerie Porter, Angelita Cowan, Jaleel King, Lexi Williams, Macie Oldham, Quinton Factor and Jeremiah Dew.