BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Impressive news out of South Tech Academy in Boynton this morning, where two students are on their way to a national competition. Direct from the school:
South Tech Academy students recently competed against over 1,700 high school students in the DECA State competition, held in Orlando, Florida. South Tech Academy is proud to announce that two of its students, both Seniors, will be advancing to the International competition in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jeanice Martinez, Senior in the Cosmetology Academy, placed 5th in the Apparel & Accessories Marketing category. Jeanice also placed 2nd in the Region 5 SkillsUSA competition, a two-day event that included over 500 students from Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County schools. She will advance to the SkillsUSA State competition held in Pensacola, Florida this spring.
Juan Guerrero, Senior in the Academy of Finance, competed in the Entrepreneurship Written category and earned a noteworthy 4th place. His professionalism and academic aptitude was distinctive throughout the thirty-page written business plan he submitted as part of the competition. Juan also placed in the Region 5 SkillsUSA competition, earning the coveted 1st place in the Customer Service
category, and will advance to the SkillsUSA State competition.
Both students will compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah from April 28 – May 1. The leaders amongst each category will be recognized upon culmination of the four-day event.
Lynne Clarke-Moran, Finance Academy Instructor and DECA Advisor, has served on DECA’s South Tech Academy chapter for the past three years. She says, “I couldn’t be more proud of Juan and Jeanice. They’re both outstanding students and role models. Their commitment to DECA and to South Tech has had such a positive impact on many people.”
DECA is a not-for-profit student organization that prepares high school and college students to become emergent leaders in the marketing, finance, hospitality, and management fields.
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