Oak Harbor High School students go national for DECA
March 30, 2012 · Updated 1:56 PM
Two more Oak Harbor High School students have qualified for the national DECA competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. Josh McVey and Gabe Groenig both earned fourth place in their events in Bellevue at the State DECA competition.
They will join Mike Washington, Ben Muyres, Mitchell Jackson, Matt Reith, Emily Hunt, Hannah Bressler and Jillian White at the end of April representing Oak Harbor at the national competition.
McVey competed in the Quick Serve Restaurant event and Groenig in the Business Services event. Both students were competing against the top 70 students in the state for their category and performed two business scenarios and completed a 100 question test on business terms.
Christina Alexander and Regina Carter both earned honorable mention, received medallions and appeared on stage for their performance in Automotive Services and Principles of Business Administration.
The State DECA competition this year hosted over 3,200 of the best high school students in Washington state competing in 44 events.