Students Showcase Marketing & Management Skills at National Competition
OGDEN, Utah – Four Delta Epsilon Chi students at Weber State University used their marketing and management skills to win top honors in competitions held at the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla.
The winners included: seniors Bob Rowley of North Ogden, sales manager meeting; Justin Runyan and Nate Isom, of Layton, business to business; and freshman Shevonne Nelson of Riverdale, design presentation. Rowley, Runyan and Isom analyzed a case scenario and presented their solutions. Nelson was honored for her design and presentation of a contemporary fashion illustration.
Overall, 17 students from WSU placed in nine different competitions held during the five-day event. They competed against students from more than 250 colleges and universities, representing 26 states, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Students qualified to compete at the conference by placing in the top four of their respective events at their state competition. Nearly 300 business people served as judges for the national competition.
The professional organization, Delta Epsilon Chi DEX, a college division of DECA, Inc., serves its diverse international membership by providing leadership and career-oriented opportunities to develop and enhance the leaders of tomorrow. Delta Epsilon Chi’s renowned Competitive Events Program uses interviews, tests, role-playing and written project reports to evaluate students’ marketing and management skills—specific skills identified by the business community as essential for success.
2003 WSU DEX NATIONAL WINNERS
SALES MANAGER MEETING
1ST Bob Rowley
3rd Jason Watson
Top Ten Sina Sharifan
1ST Shevonne Nelson
Top Ten Brittany Brumfield
BUSINESS TO BUSINESS
1st Justin Runyan and Nate Isom
Top Ten Amanda Hartle and Brant Weiche
SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING
Top Ten Greg Larsen and Tyler Crompton
Top Ten Katie Carver and Blake Citte
APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES
Top Ten Ashley Brown
Top Ten Camron Shekafaroosh
Finalist Ben Adams
Finalist Scottie Badger