Harborfields High School’s DECA Club recently competed virtually in the annual Regional DECA Competition in December. Over 1,000 students from across Suffolk County participated in various competitions, including business and entertainment marketing, tourism and finance.

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

The Harborfields Central School District congratulates the following students as well as DECA advisor Harman Kaur and business teachers Alison Matthews and Richard Mottl.

First Place Winners
Gabriela Mazza - Sports & Entertainment Marketing Team
Julia Panzavecchia - Sports & Entertainment Marketing Team

Second Place Winners
Evan Ackerman - Entrepreneurship
Angelina Mazza - Principles of Hospitality and Tourism

Third Place Winner
Hannah Proce - Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Fifth Place Winner
Nicole Feibel - Business Services Marketing

Regional Finalists:
Nala Borgesano - Retail Merchandising
Thomas Carroll - Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Brianna Chavez - Personal Financial Literacy
Andrew Grover - Business Finance Series Event
Sharon Lin - Apparel & Accessories Marketing
Katelyn Prainito - Principles of Business Management and Administration
Christopher Sheehan - Accounting Applications