|3/17/2023 11:12:00 AM|
North Branch BPA participate at State
Eleven students from North Branch participated in the annual MN DECA State Career Development Conference in Minneapolis.
During the school year, approximately 3,500 Minnesota DECA members take part in the organization's competitive events program, allowing them to compete in over 50 events focused on the areas of entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, and marketing. The competitions are designed to simulate real-life business scenarios and test students' academic understanding and skills development. After qualifying earlier this year, distinct winners put their talents to the test at the State Conference.
Students receiving state recognition include:
• Amelia Bjerketvedt - 6th Place Marketing Communication Series Role Play advancing to DECA ICDC
• Amelia Bjerketvedt - 6th Place Start-Up Business Plan
• Jadyn Volkman - Top 12 Quick Serve Restaurant Series Role Play
• Leah Melton, Anna Randall, and Jadyn Volkman - Top 12 School Based Enterprise Event advancing to DECA ICDC
This April, Amelia, Jadyn, Leah, and Jillian Horsfall will travel to Orlando, Florida to compete with more than 20,000 top students from around the world at the International Career Development Conference - the pinnacle of DECA competition.