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Ozark DECA Students Qualify for International Conference

On March 24-26, 27 Ozark High School students competed at the DECA State Career Development Conference in Kansas City and 14 students placed in their events to qualify for the International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, in April.

International Qualifiers

  • Claire Reynolds 1st Place – Leadership Delegate
  • Leah Currence 1st Place – Hospitality Services Team
  • Maegan Surface 1st Place – Hospitality Services Team
  • Nicholas Rushing 1st Place – Business Finance Team
  • Brenden Schroeder 1st Place – Business Finance Team
  • Hunter Webb & Adin Lairmore 1st Place – Virtual Business Challenge
  • Garrett Von Becker & Carson Colvin 1st Place – Virtual Business Challenge
  • Ava Scott 3rd Place - Apparel and Accessories Marketing
  • Taylor Brown 3rd Place – Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
  • Preston Wilson 3rd Place – Professional-Selling Event
  • Ethan Paladino 2nd Place – Sports and Entertainment Marketing
  • Matthew Dalton 5th Place – Entrepreneurship Event

Top 8 Finialist (Did not qualify for Internationals)

  • Lyubov Kozlov – Accounting Applications
  • Tanner Shelton – Business Services Marketing
  • Lauren Fergerson – Financial Consulting

On March 24-26, 27 Ozark students competed at the DECA State Career Development Conference in Kansas City.