Glenwood Springs High School DECA students continue a 30-year tradition of excellence |

Glenwood Springs High School DECA students continue a 30-year tradition of excellence

Staff ReportUnder the direction of Bryan Whiting, DECA teacher at GSHS, students in this program have long dominated DECA competitions at the state and local levels and have been a presence to reckon with at the national level competitions. Many students credit Mr. Whiting and DECA with providing some of the most important learning of their high school careers. Congratulations to Bryan and his students. Look for an article coming out soon in our local papers providing an up close and personal look at the historical achievements of the DECA program and our students.Congratulations to the following GSHS DECA students who placed at the 2011-12 Western Slope DECA District Competition on Dec. 5. A total of 251 students from nine Western Slope schools participated.

1st: Glenwood Springs (District Champions for the 30th consecutive year) 2nd: Aspen3rd: Moffat County

The following students placed and qualified for state competition in February at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Apparel & Accessories2nd: Rachel RosenbergAutomotive Services1st: Mike McGraw2nd: Guy SappingtonBusiness Finance1st: Gabriel Yen2nd: Sam KramerBusiness Services1st: Diana BanksFood Marketing2nd: Cody DerbyHotel & Lodging Management2nd: Legend RommeHuman Resources Mgt2nd: Collin PageMarketing Management1st: Mikaela RichardsonQuick Service Restaurant1st: Tess Libby2nd: Hank GrayRestaurant & Full Service Management2nd: Hannah PadgettRetail Merchandising1st: Jake BairSports & Entertainment Marketing Individual1st: Zac Golden2nd: Josh McKee3rd: Caiden Soreneson5th: Pete RayPrinciples of Finance2nd: Claire McKennaPrinciples of Management and Business Adm3rd: Lily McSwainBuying and Merchandising Team1st: Ty Harbottle and Randy BurbidgeHospitality Marketing Team2nd: Kaila Fox & Michelle ThrunMarketing Communications Team1st: Kellsie Stewart & Danielle TurleySports & Entertainment Marketing Team4th: Quinton Henry & Isaac CarlsonTravel Tourism Marketing Team1st: Cassidy Gaddis & Sarah Davis3rd: Alida Eide & Diedre Hiles

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