Ward Melville DECA Members Head to Nationals

Ward Melville DECA Members Head to Nationals photo
Ward Melville High School DECA club had a remarkable performance at this year’s New York State competition and, as a result of their placement, 11 students have qualified to compete in the national contest in Atlanta this April.
The national qualifiers include: 

Kelsey Ge: First Place – Restaurant and Food Service Management
Elizabeth Wang: Second Place – Quick Service Restaurant Management
Anna Ma and Eileen Whelan: Second Place – Hospitality Services TEAM
Jay Sangwan and Kathryn Zhao: Second Place – Financial Services TEAM
Ari Solomon: Third Place – Business Service Management
Suraj Singh: Third Place – Automotive Services Marketing
William Jin and Diego Bennett: Fourth Place – Independent Business Plan TEAM
Varsha Talanki: Fourth Place – Marketing Communications Series

Additionally, the following students placed in the top 10 in their events in New York State:

Jade Eggleston – Retail Merchandising
Jonathan Huang – Principles of Finance
Priya Mukhi – Hotel and Lodging Management
Ashley Zhang – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism