East Rockaway DECA Members Head to State Competition

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Congratulations to East Rockaway’s DECA Club for achieving success at their first regional competition on Jan. 7.

Six members have been selected to compete at the state competition at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center from March 8 - 10. Congratulations to the following students:

Corinne Haab
Job Interview
Conor Irvine Public Speaking
Marie Lisondra Public Speaking
Katelyn Reddy Job Interview
James Tierney Public Speaking
Andrew Schwarzman Business Services Marketing

At the state level competition, East Rockaway students will compete against other high school students from across New York State. In the Job Interview category, the students will role-play an interview for a sales associate position at Men’s Warehouse; the public speaking students will prepare a 4-6 minute speech regarding DECA (How will you use DECA to shape the future?). In the Business Services Marketing category, students will take an exam and demonstrate marketing functions and tasks involved in providing services to businesses on a fee or contract basis or providing services to consumers through role-play.