Seventeen Fairfax HS DECA Students Win Awards at Virginia DECA Conference, Earn Trip to International Conference

A total of 15 students from Fairfax High School were recognized as competitive event winners at the Virginia DECA State Leadership Conference held in Virginia Beach March 3-5. These students earned the right to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference April 22-25.

Shyla Menon of Fairfax High School was elected as vice president of  Region 2.

A complete list of all FHS winners can be found below.

DECA is a career and technical student organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college- and career-ready. In the Commonwealth of Virginia, DECA members are enrolled in a marketing education class at their high schools. More information is available online. More information about Virginia DECA is available online.  

Category                                                               Names                                           Place

Business Finance Series Sahithi Rampally 6
Career Development Project Sarah Hegazy, Sami Moudarres 3
Community Awareness Project Kiran Ashok, Ronit Manchada 1
Community Giving Project Riya Menon, Ella Modes 3
Financial Services Team  Charles Barsotti, Jacob Worthen 3
Personal Financial Literacy Event Thomas Simione 8
Principles of Business Management and Admin  Kai Keo 3
Principles of Business Management and Admin  Kathleen Murray 7
Restaurant and Food Service Management Fabiyana Mungal 8
Selling - VA Only Elle Duangmanee 3
Social Media - VA Only Samantha Murphy 1
Travel & Tourism Marketing Team  Victoria Brown, Lauren Lee 3