Brookville Raiders Show Class and Success
Brookville’s newly established DECA program showed great promise at the regional competition at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. DECA is a business and entrepreneurial club for high school students who compete in various categories based on their career and professional interests. The competition includes a 100 question written exam, along with professional scenarios that students must navigate and execute in front of corporate judges. Comprising Pennsylvania DECA’s District I competitors are Brookville, DuBois, St Marys, Warren, McDowell, Smethport, Bradford, and Ridgway.
Top awards for Brookville’s DECA included:
1st Place in Principles of Business Management and Administration - Laura McMillen
1st Place in Principles of Marketing - Bay Harper
1st Place in Principles of Hospitality and Tourism - Colby George
1st Place in Entrepreneurship - Taylor Reitz
1st Place in Retail and Merchandising - Regan Ganoe
2nd Place in Accounting Applications - Amanda Wolfe
2nd Place in Food Marketing - Luc Doolittle
2nd Place in Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making - Ian Thrush and Kyle McBeth
2nd Place in Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making - Aaron Park and David Cable
3rd Place in Human Resources Management - Rylee Stancliffe.
These students will advance to the state competition at the Hershey Lodge and Conference Center on February 19th, 20th, and 21st. If you are interested in being a financial supporter of the Brookville DECA program, please contact Kyle Gordon or Melinda Burton at the Brookville Area Jr/Sr High School.