This past week, thirteen members of the Davenport’s DECA team competed against 2,000 other state finalists at the international competition in Orlando, FL. Of DU’s 13 members, nine made it into the finalist round again proving Davenport’s academic excellence!
Admir Lugonjic set a team record by earning his second national championship in Fashion Marketing and Merchandising. Lugonjic took home a national championship in Marketing Management a few years ago.
James Brach and Graham Sniesak earned their first national championship for Financial Statement Analysis, a research-heavy competitive event which took months to prepare.
Larissa Karimwabo brought home a third place award and a cash prize for excellence in the International Sales Challenge beating out 150 others in the event!
Tyler Triemstra was recognized for outstanding achievement in the Travel and Tourism event, winning three medals for high test score and exceptional presentation in the case study rounds.
Finalist Round Participants
Sara Osantowski, Tyler Triemstra, and Breanna Wallace- Entrepreneurship Challenge
Caleb Adrianson and Ben Dean – Emerging Technologies Marketing Management
Sara Osantowski and Breanna Wallace- Business Research
Please join us in congratulating our national team for all of their efforts this year!