Ward Melville DECA Team Advances

Ward Melville DECA Team Advances photo

Ward Melville High School’s DECA team recently competed in the regional DECA competition at Suffolk County Community College – Ammerman Campus. As a result of their individual and collective successes, many students are now eligible to compete in the New York State DECA State Career Conference in Rochester, New York.

Congratulations to the entire team, as well as the following state qualifiers:

Kelsey Ge 1st Place – Food Marketing
Michael Bernstein 1st Place – Business Services Marketing
Elyas Masrour 1st Place – Retail Merchandising
Priya Mukhi 1st Place – Human Resources Management
Nancy Zhong 1st Place – Principles of Finance
Jedidiah Tan 1st Place – Principles of Marketing
Jessica Guo and Jade Eggleston 1st Place – Buying and Merchandising Management TEAM
Jay Sangwan and Ryan Abatiello 1st Place – Financial Services TEAM
Chelsea Pan and Eileen Whelan 1st Place – Hospitality Services Management TEAM
Shahzadi Adeena 2nd Place – Principles of Finance
Nathan Zou 2nd Place – Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Hannah Lu 2nd Place – Restaurant and Food Service Management
Elizabeth Wang 2nd Place – Quick Serve Restaurant Management
Katie Zhao and Dara Berman 2nd Place – Marketing Management TEAM
Jonathan Huang 2nd Place – Accounting Applications
Jack Chitkara 3rd Place – Principles of Business Management and
Administration
Grace Lin 3rd Place – Principles of Marketing
Ashley Zhang 3rd Place – Hotel and Lodging Management
Neil Mehta and Jake Segal 3rd Place – Business Law and Ethics TEAM
Dale Yu 3rd Place – Principles of Finance
Akshay Malhotra 3rd Place – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
Julia Zhu 4th Place – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
Eric Chung 4th Place – Automotive Services Marketing
Varsha Talanki 5th Place – Apparel and Accessories Marketing

Nicholas Abatiello 5th Place – Principles of Business Management and
Administration
Anna Ma 5th Place – Marketing Communications


Additionally, the following students placed in the top 10 in their events in Suffolk County:

Jenna Fu – Business Finance
Jessica Liao – Restaurant and Food Service Management
Leo Takemaru – Automotive Services Marketing