Alexandria College Students Earn Awards at State Collegiate DECA Competition

Mar 10, 2023 | 7:57 AM
Twenty-eight Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) students competed in the 2023 State DECA competition on February 16-18, 2023 at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria, MN.
Each student participated in 2 events. Forty-one times ATCC students were top 8 finalists in their events. Of those, two individuals and one team earned first place awards, one individual and three teams earned second place, and five individuals earned third place.

Hannah Lieser, Oliva Maday, and Kaylee Yamry were awarded Outstanding Student Service Awards. 

Jordan Paquette was elected State Vice President for Minnesota Collegiate DECA.

Top award earners will move on to the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC), held in Orlando, FL in April.

Business Ethics 

  • 1st Place  - Logan Biggar and Jacob Wagner


Fashion Merchandising & Marketing  

  • 1st Place – Oliva Maday
  • Finalists  - Sarenity Klein, Aliyah Benson


Financial Accounting 

  • 1st Place – Brady Warren
  • 2nd Place – Abigail Paumen
  • 3rd Place – Sydney Studniski
  • Finalists – Sebastian Centeno-Torres, Nicholas Dvorak, Kimberly Jergenson, Alexis Klimek


Financial Statement Analysis 

  • 2nd Place – Brady Warren and Sydney Studniski


Human Resource Management 

  • Finalist – Hannah Lieser


Managerial Accounting 

  • 1st Place – Kimberly Jergenson
  • 3rd Place – Alexis Klimek
  • Finalist – Nicholas Dvorak


Marketing Communications 

  • 2nd Place – Gideon Morrow and SK Sepinon


Marketing Management 

  • 3rd Place – Jacob Wagner
  • Finalists – Will Plowman, Isaiah Wagner, Kaylee Yamry


Restaurant and Food Service 

  • Finalist - Abigail Pauman


Retail Management 

  • 3rd Place – Kaylee Yamry
  • Finalists – Logan Biggar, Sarenity Klein, Evan Lind


Sales Manager Meeting 

  • 3rd Place – Gideon Morrow
  • Finalist – Hannah Lieser


Sports and Entertainment Marketing 

  • 1st Place – Evan Lind and Ian Getz
  • 2nd Place – Wyatt Harrom and Robin Mergen
  • Finalists – Sebastian Centeno and Diego Gonzalez, Carter Lang and Will Plowman, and Hailey Nathe and Jordan Paquette

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