DECA Selected for National Competition

Our incredible Stafford DECA Team is on a roll! The team went to the State Competition Feb. 24-26, 2022 and were victorious. Students Naomi Thomas and Alejandra Paredes were selected to represent Stafford High School in the National Competition in Atlanta on April 22-26.

Earlier this year, the group successfully competed at the District Competition with 16 participants, and 11 advancing to State. Our DECA Teams have competed in District Competition for the last 10 years and members have advanced to State Competition the last 9 consecutive years.

The following students competed at DECA State Competition:

  • Alejandra Paredes & Naomi Thomas – Marketing Management Team Decision Making
  • Havana Hudson – Principles of Business Management and Administration
  • Justin Amomoy & Christian Kirby – Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team
  • Yanelli Rios – Hotel and Lodging Management
  • Savannah George, Diana Tavarez & Trisha Nguyen – Integrated Marketing Campaign, Service
  • Donia Plumboy – Apparel & Accessories Marketing Series
  • Ayomiposi (Esther) Bankole – Human Resource Management Series

The entire group did a great job representing our school! A huge congratulations to all of our students and DECA sponsors Ms. Lakesha Smith and Ms. Nikki Laurent. We look forward to cheering on Naomi and Alejandra in April.