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Mattituck’s DECA club earns high honors at Rochester conference

The team poses for a photo at the conference in Rochester. Courtesy photo

Students from Mattituck High School’s Distributive Education Club (DECA) attended a four-day New York State DECA competition in Rochester this week and earned five finalist medals, a second place trophy and a third place trophy.

DECA is a competitive business and marketing club for students interested in pursuing a career in business, marketing or entrepreneurship. (See previous story.)

While at the conference, students attended leadership workshops and will participate as voting delegates for next year’s New York State DECA officers.


Alex Bellavia, finalist medal and second place in Public Speaking Prepared

Alex Nadel, finalist medal and third place in Job Interview

Colleen Kelly, finalist medal and third place trophy in Decision Making Marketing

Martha Terry, finalist medal in Public Speaking Prepared

Ryan Shuford finalist medal in Decision Making Marketing

Chris Dolce and Katie Stumpf also attended the competition.

Katharine Schroeder

Katharine is a writer and photographer who has lived on the North Fork for nearly 40 years, except for three-plus years in Hong Kong a decade ago, working for the actor Jackie Chan. She lives in Cutchogue.
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