GCISD students find success at DECA state contest

find successDECA students at contest Students from both Grapevine High School and Colleyville Heritage High School competed in the state DECA competition, with two students advancing to the national contest in April.
The state competition was held in San Antonio, bringing together about 4,300 students representing 11 districts from across the state. GCISD sent 17 students to the competition—13 from Grapevine HS and four from Colleyville Heritage HS.
State Competitors
From Grapevine HS:
  • Shane Galford and Keegan Wasiunec - Financial Services Team Decision Making (STATE CHAMPIONS)
  • Avery Button - Principles of Business Administration (STATE RUNNER-UP, alternate for nationals)
  • Bennett Cleff - Principles of Business Administration
  • Nathan Gardner - Principles of Finance
  • Cassidy Johnson and Jacob Kobos - Marketing Management Team Decision Making
  • Javier Luevano - Accounting Applications Individual Series
  • Nathan Margetts and Namita Patel - Hospitality Services Team Decision Making
  • Mark Patterson - Retail Merchandising Individual Series
  • Nicholas Porcheddu - Sports & Entertainment Marketing Individual Series
  • Baylee Stuart - Principles of Hospitality and Tourism
From Colleyville Heritage HS:
  • Dante Florianschitz - Sports and Entertainment Marketing Individual Series Event
  • Matthew Gaughan - Principles of Marketing - Principles of Business Administration Event
  • Aleena Jamal and Alisha Samnani - Innovation Plan Entrepreneurship Team Event
Avery Button with Award  Shane Galford and Keegan Wasiunec with award
DECA students at contest  DECA students at contest
Top Left - State runner-up Avery Button with award
Top Right - State champions Shane Galford and Keegan Wasiunec with award
Above Left - DECA students at contest 
Above Right - DECA students at contest