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Glenwood hosts DECAInvite

The 23rd Annual Glenwood Springs DECA Invitational was held on Oct. 1-2. According to the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, the annual event is one of – if not the single largest – convention that comes to town.This year 688 students from 28 Colorado high schools competed in real life business situations, having to solve everyday problems in one of 18 different contests. Each school may only send two students per category of competition.Role-playing situations take place in an actual place of business dealing with actual employers and customers. Fifty local businesspersons and local entrepreneurs served as judges for the two day competition. Students are given a problem to solve 15 minutes prior to the competition, and they must enter the business and solve the problem.Glenwood Springs High School individual finalists and winners in the 2006 GSHS DECA Invitational:n Restaurant and Full Service – Patrick Kramer, first placen Marketing Management – Kaelee Heuschkel, first placen Apparel and Accessories – Kristen Johnson, second placen Retail Merchandising – Brynn Page, second placen Business Services – Bryce McDermott, second placen Travel Tourism Marketing Team – Heather Smyth and Corinna Gibson, third placen Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team – Dylan Gallacher and David King, fifth placen E Commerce Marketing Team – Barrett Jenson and Justin Emmons, sixth placen Hotel and Lodging Management – Lauren Luetke, sixth placen Marketing Management – Anders Rosen, sixth placen Travel Tourism Marketing Team – Courier and Riley, sixth placeTeam competition results:n Pine Creek, Colorado Springs – first placen Cherry Creek, Denver – second placeRampart, Colorado Springs – third placen Glenwood Springs – fourth placen Chaparral, Parker – fifth place


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