On Monday, Feb. 10, eleven El Dorado Springs High School DECA members traveled to MSSU in Joplin, for the District 10 Career Development Conference. This was the first competition experience for the majority of the EHS DECA members.

“I couldn’t be prouder of the group that attended and happy to announce that five students qualified to compete at the State Career Development Conference at Crown Center in Kansas City on March 22-24, 2020,” said Advisor Kristal Swopes.

ELDO DECA COMPETES AT CONFERENCE – DECA Members who attended D10 CDC from Left to Right: Trevyn Garringer, Brayden Housh, Kayla Penn, Haylee Smith, Taylor Bruce, Libby Toliver, Gaven Morgan, Megan Stoll, Abby Hogan, Hannah Carpenter and Madison Hendricks.

The results were as follows:  Taylor Bruce and Abby Hogan, 2nd Place in Financial Literacy Project; Brayden Housh, 1st Place in Retail Merchandising; Megan Stoll, 2nd in Restaurant and Food Service Management; Libby Toliver, 3rd Place in Sports and Entertainment Marketing; and Hannah Carpenter, 4th in Principals of Marketing. Qualifying for State CDC were the team of Bruce and Hogan, Housh, Stoll, and Carpenter.

Also competing were Kayla Penn and Haylee Smith in Community Giving Project, Madison Hendrick in Principals of Hospitality and Tourism and Innovation Plan, Trevyn Garringer and Gaven Morgan in Sports and Entertainment Team Decision Making.