On 8 December, the members of the Wheatley DECA club competed in the DECA Regional competition at Freeport High School. They competed in various business-related events against students from all over Nassau County. Out of the 34 students who competed, 9 Wheatley students qualified to move on to the State level competition!
We had several winners in the Team events including:
- Seniors Brandon Behar and Jason Koty earned 2nd place in the county in the Sports & Entertainment Marketing Division
- Juniors Adam Aldad and Freddy Lin qualified in the Entrepreneurship Team Event
- Junirs Nadav Cohen and Saad Haroon qualified in the Financial Services Team Event
- Juniors Ali Bhalloo and Benjamin Richman qualified in the Hospitality and Tourism Team Event.
- In the Individual events, sophomore Shrey Gulati qualified in the Sports and Entertainment Marketing category.
These 9 students now have the opportunity to travel to Rochester, NY to compete at the DECA States Competition!
Thank you to our DECA Advisor, Kristen Malik, for her guidance of the team. Thanks as well to Mrs. Malik for the write-up and the photos!