Arlington High School students Allison Langley, Kaylee Aune and Carley Petersen qualified for the DECA International Career Development Conference.
The weekend of March 8-10 Arlington High School's DECA team competed against 3,500 high school students in 44 different events. The AHS team was extremely competitive, with students placing in several categories.
Amanda Hayward and Coty Vandewerfhorst competed in the team event of Sports and Entertainment Marketing, finishing third overall. The team ended only 2.5 points from first place. They will contend for a top 10 spot on stage at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, held April 27 through May 2.
The Chapter Awards Project (CAP) team, consisting of Allison Langley, Kaylee Aune, and Carley Petersen also qualified for the DECA International Career Development Conference.
Students who placed in the top 25 for a category included Kaylee Aune, Odin Atkinson, Kevin Emery, Summer Dingman, Wendy Hughes, Hailey Mellick and Wyatt Raphael.
Arlington High School DECA will also be sending Hailey Mellick to attend the Leadership Development Academy; Zach Cerna to attend the Senior Management Institute; Eric Weaver and Elysia Whitis to attend the Chapter Management Academy.