Six IHHS students qualify for DECA International competition

Six IHHS students qualify for DECA International competition
Posted on 03/15/2018
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Indian Hill High School DECA students competed at State competition, performing well and displaying the attitude, camaraderie, and representation of the school that makes us all proud to be Braves.

Students competed at a high level, showing a “true test” in demonstrating what they have learned through their actual performances. Those finishing in the top 4 qualify for International competition in Atlanta April 20-24.

State Champions

  • Radu Dragomirescu: International Business Plan
  • Gabrielle Salvado: Advertising Campaign

Second Place

  • Lauren Sewell: Principles of MarketingLauren is the first Indian Hill Freshman to place in the top 4 at State! 

Third Place

  • Lexi Magenheim, Emily Singer, Graham Wyler: Community Service Project (Related to KidsFest Program)

Fourth Place 

  • Dan Josche & Johnny Giroux: Entrepreneurship Team Event
  • Sam Smith & Brian Lewis: Business Law & Ethics Team

Top 10 Finishers and Medal Winners

  •  Cole Werbrich: Automotive Marketing
  • Payton Hoffman: Quick Serve Management
  • Manasi Singh: Retail Mangement
  • Connor Morris & Tyler Johnson: Business Services Research
  • Madeline Major & Merritt McMullen: Buying & Merchandising Research
  • Wesley Alspaugh & Anna Podojil: Hospitality & Tourism Research
  • Chris Neumann & Sam Richardson: Entrepreneurship Promotion
  • Jill Petrie & Amber Welton: Independent Business Plan                
  • Samantha Orr: Independent Business Plan               
  • Jessica Logeman & Ella Otterman: Fashion Merchandising Promotion        
  • Catherine Joy: Financial Consulting                            
  • Ingrid Ackerman: Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling 


  • Rachael Gaede & Jimmy Brunette: Innovation Plan