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Eastport-South Manor DECA Students Advance To State Competition

Photo courtesy of the Eastport-South Manor Central School District

The Eastport-South Manor Central School District congratulates Jr.-Sr. High School students Elaina Keller, Keely Lala, Alex Silbert and Logan Silbert, who qualified to advance to the New York State DECA Competition to be held in Rochester on March 6-8. These talented students will compete with more than 2,000 qualifiers from around the state. Students who place in the performance and written events in Rochester will further qualify to compete at the International DECA Competition in Anaheim, California in April.

DECA is an international business/marketing club open to high school students. A global program, DECA provides participants with experiences and activities in areas such as accounting, marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

During the state competition, Elaina qualified to compete in the Principles of Hospitality and Tourism event, while Keely qualified to compete in the Retail Merchandising Series event. Alex and Logan will both compete in the Personal Financial Literacy event.

The district extends best wishes for success in the DECA competition.

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