Students Shine in Business Competition

Twenty Garfield students recently competed in the 2024 Washington DECA Area Career Development Conference (ACDC) for this part of the state.  Washington DECA has a mission to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.

Several will advance to the State Career Development Conference in March. Eleven received awards in the following categories (Washington DECA Area 2):

Business Finance Series Samuel Schaible – 1st
Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling Vivian Geri – 1st
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Athena Brkanac – 2nd
Sports and Entertainment Marketing Nate Cook – 3rd
Sean Aryana – 8th
Hotel and Lodging Management Izzy Summers – 5th
Kyle Cobden – 9th
Restaurant and Food Service Management Flynn Connolly – 7th
Olivia Petty – 8th
Human Resource Management Zack Bukovec – 7th
Marketing Communications Noah Eisenberg – 11th

More information about these categories and other DECA competitive events.









  • These students and others will compete at the state level is March, please congratulate them when you see them.