Weber State University Finishes Strong at DECA International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C. - April 23, 2014

 

Weber State University Finishes Strong at DECA International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C. - April 23, 2014

 

 The 2014 Annual Collegiate DECA Conference had over 1,300 attendees with over 250 campuses represented from the United States and Canada. Weber State had 24 students at the conference competing in different events. After the preliminary round of competition, Weber had 18 students receive medals and qualify to compete in the final events. This represents over 75% of Weber State students making it to the final rounds.

 

Of the Weber State Collegiate DECA competitors that made it to the finals, 64% were invited to the stage of winners during the 2014 International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C., to receive additional medals.

 

Weber State students received a total of 28 medals 6 plaques and received 20 International Career Development Conference Awards of Excellence in Exceeding the National Standard of Performance.

 

Along with the competitive events, students engaged in educational academies, panel discussions, interactive training sessions and leadership focus groups. This year, the Collegiate DECA staff, Board of Directors and the Post-Secondary Council offered many meaningful experiences throughout the week for the Collegiate DECA students.

 

Students listed below, are those Weber State individuals invited to the stage to receive medallions and plaques. 

 
Event Winners
Each of these Weber State students received winner’s plaques.    

Nick Phinney               1st        Place                Entrepreneur – Grow a Business
David Lewis                 1st        Place                International Sales Challenge
Ross Lobato                3rd       Place                Sales Management Meeting
Haley Humphreys        3rd        Place                Professional Sales
Jordan Goodson          3rd        Place                Entrepreneurship Challenge
Jordan Goodson          3rd        Place                Retail Management

 
Conference Top Ten Medalists
Weber State students invited to the stage to receive Top Ten medallions for their event.

Sara Galica                  Travel & Tourism
Austin Howard              Professional Sales
Haley Humphreys         Professional Sales
Jordan Goodson           Retail Management
Michael Jenkins           Emerging Technology
David Lewis                 Hotel and Lodging
Joe Ross Lobato         Sales Management Meeting
Nick Phinney              Entrepreneur – Grow a Business
David Ramey              Sports Marketing       
Patrick Salazar           Emerging Technology
Preston Shumway       Sports Marketing
Melanie Silcox            Travel & Tourism
Ross Walker               Entrepreneur – Grow a Business
Alyse Wall                  Entrepreneur – Grow a Business
Kelly Tennant              Advertising

 
  Conference Finalist
   Weber State students invited to the stage to receive Finalist medals for their event.
 

Jordan Goodson          Retail Management
Austin Howard            Professional Sales
Haley Humphreys       Professional Sales
Joe Ross Lobato         Sales Management Meeting
Nick Phinney              Entrepreneur – Grow a Business
Melanie Silcox            Travel and Tourism
Alyse Wall                  Entrepreneur – Grow a Business
David Lewis                 International Sales Challenge
Kelli Tennant               Advertising
Jordan Goodson          Entrepreneurship Challenge
Jordan Goodson          Retail Management

           
           
                         

Please join us in celebrating with all Utah students that participated in the 2014 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference.

 
 

 Another great “Educational Experience” provided through our professional Collegiate DECA student organization.