Harborfields High School DECA students were recently recognized by the district’s board of education for their outstanding performances at the 2020 Suffolk County Regional DECA Competition on Jan. 8.

At Suffolk County Community College, more than 1,000 students from across Suffolk County competed in various marketing, finance, communications and merchandising categories. There were nine regional finalists, two honorable mentions and one third place winner from Harborfields this year.

DECA’s mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Most of Harborfields’ DECA students are in business-related classes, such as career awareness, college marketing and college accounting.

Honorable Mentions:

Nala Borgesano – Apparel & Accessories Marketing (not pictured)
Nicole Feibel – Principles of Finance

Regional Finalists:

Evan Ackerman – Entrepreneurship
Annika Browne – Marketing Communications (not pictured)
Evelyn Burke – Retail Merchandising (not pictured)
Nicholas Flynn – Food Marketing
Andrew Grover – Business Finance
Jahhel Louis – Principles of Marketing
Gabriela Mazza – Job Interview
Hannah Proce – Apparel & Accessories Marketing
Christopher Sheehan – Principles of Finance

Third Place:

Lucas De Meo – Food Marketing