DECA Students Shine at Regional Competition

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Members of the Harborfields High School DECA Club recently competed at the Suffolk County Regional Competition held at Suffolk County Community College. The school’s business-minded students placed well among the more than 3,000 students who participated in the competition. This year, under the advisement of Alison Matthews, the Harborfields DECA Club excelled in various categories with 13 winners and seven honorable mentions. Medal winners now qualify to compete at the state competition in Rochester in March.

The district extends its congratulations to the following students for their success at the competition:

First Place Winner
Angela Barberis, Principles of Hospitality & Tourism

Second Place Winners
Christina de Borja, Principles of Marketing

Regional Finalists
Nicholas Amari, Hospitality – team
Gavin Anderson, Decision Making – marketing
Rebecca Cohen, Restaurant & Food Service Management
Alexander de Borja, Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Celia Gicoma, Retail Merchandising
Michael Logrieco, Hospitality Services
Timothy McQuade, Quick Serve Restaurant Management
Alex Noon, Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Anna Savino, Principles of Marketing
Amanda Semmelmeier, Job interview – entry level
Michael Wegmann, Sales Demonstration

Honorable Mention
Vince Catenacci, Wholesale Selling
Brendan Deegan, Sales Demonstration
Ryan Fathers, Job Interview – entry level
Carly Maginn, Decision Making – marketing
William Merhige, Marketing Management
Samantha Scileppi, Wholesale Selling
Olivia Vomero, Principles of Marketing