Valor Wins DECA Districts

On November 28, the Valor DECA team, led by teachers David Haar and Reagan Sowa, competed against other Douglas County high schools in the district tournament and came away with the title for the first time in school history. Valor had 55 qualifying students, besting 2nd place ThunderRidge by five. These hard-working students will now move on to compete at the state level in late February at the Broadmoor. Congrats to all students who competed!

Addison Scherler – Apparel & Accessories Mktg. – 2nd
Alijah Hill – Apparel & Accessories Mktg. – 4th
Matt Telarico – Apparel & Accessories Mktg. – 6th
Sophia Barriga-Hernandez – Automotive Services Mktg. – 5th
Courtney Lane – Business Services Marketing – Champion
Sydney Jones – Business Services Marketing – 2nd
Alex Jankowski – Entrepreneurship – 2nd
Marguerite Keegan – Entrepreneurship – 5th
Ashley Jones – Food Marketing Series – 2nd
Madison Giacomo – Food Marketing Series – 3rd
McKenzie Jones – Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling – 4th
Jackson Soderquist – Hotel & Lodging Management – 5th
Caleb Kim – Human Resource Management – Champion
Will Metz – Human Resource Management – 2nd
Juliana Carpinelli – Marketing Communications – Champion
Katie Carlson – Marketing Communications – 3rd
Luke Holen – Principles of Business Mgmt. & Admin. – Section champion
Catelyn Tankersley – Principles of Business Mgmt. & Admin. – Section champion
Brooke Bowles – Principles of Hospitality & Tourism – 3rd
Bendor Shallow – Principles of Marketing – 2nd
Isabella Rosinski – Principles of Marketing – Champion
Ana Lopez Muniz – Professional Selling – Champion
Ben Whipple – Quick Service Restaurant Management – 3rd
Tyler Armstrong – Quick Service Restaurant Management – 4th
Jake Mcdonald – Retail Merchandising – 2nd
Amina Penn – Retail Merchandising – 4th
Mitch Peotter – Sports & Entertainment Mktg. – 2nd
Nina Lawson & Aidan Routzon – Business Law & Ethics Team – Team-3rd
Sydney Browne & Ashton DeBacco – Buying & Merchandising Team – Team-2nd
Derek Kone & Katie Meredith – Buying & Merchandising Team – Team champions
Gavin Johns & Matt Solimene – Entrepreneurship Team – Team-2nd
Ella Geraghty & Emma Rosenthal – Hospitality Services Team – Team champions
Lauren Filippone & Ellie Zeller – Hospitality Services Team – Team-3rd
Bex Alvarez & Haidyn Breshears – Hospitality Services Team – Team-2nd
Lauren Schope & Sarah Wright – Marketing Management Team – Section team champions
Cata Colon & Libby Schott – Marketing Management Team – Section team champions
Max Lewter & Ryan Pierce – Sports & Entertainment Mktg. Team – Team champions
Caroline Reinkensmeyer & Shay Wedeking – Sports & Entertainment Mktg. Team – Team-2nd
Kendall Downs & Meg Hammond – Sports & Entertainment Mktg. Team – Team-2nd
Santi Colon & Nick Solimene – Travel & Tourism Mktg. Team – Team-2nd
Charlotte Mccallum & Emily Miller – Travel & Tourism Mktg. Team – Team-2nd