Foothill HS students win top prizes in management competition

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PLEASANTON, Calif. — 56 of Foothill High School’s 66 DECA team competitors attended the Northern California Career Development Conference, the organization announced in a press release.

From Jan. 14-16, members of the DECA Foothill Club — a chapter of the national organization that grooms emerging leaders in marketing, finance, hospitality and management — attended the San Ramon conference along with 600 other high school students across the northern California. Students participated in a variety of real business scenarios testing practical and theoretical skills in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

Foothill contestants received a total of 129 awards for placing in the top 10 for RPGs or Written Events. 28 competitors placed in the top 3. Students trained for months to participate in exams, role plays, written presentations and workshops.

“Planning and hosting a conference during these unprecedented times was a challenge, but given the enthusiasm of the students and the success our chapter has had, it was well worth it,” Chapter Advisor Tami Raaker said in a statement. communicated.

The following Foothill students placed in the competition:

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