Student Impress at Business Competition

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Seven students from Amityville Memorial High School’s chapter of the Distributive Education Clubs of America participated in the Suffolk County Regional Competition on Jan. 3 at Suffolk County Community College, with four advancing to the state championship. 

Ana Candia in the Human Resource Management Decision Making category, Eddie Marrero and John Quinone in the Entrepreneurship Team Decision Making category, and Gemma Rojas in Apparel and Accessories Marketing will compete against students from across New York State in Rochester from March 7-9. 

Other participants from Amityville included Kimone Green in the Job Interview category, Deonte Palmer in Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and Laurie Herard in Principals of Business Management and Administration. 

DECA is a nationwide, business-themed organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. This is the third year of the chapter at Amityville Memorial High School, which is advised by business teacher Jennifer Schweigert.