DECA Students Garner Awards At Career Conference

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Participating in a Career Development Conference March 9 are: front row from left, Josh Puckett, Katie LeBlanc, Logan Fortier, Clint Provoncha and Jenna Vincent; second row, Alisha Duncan, Molly Manning, Cody Collins, Lindsay Geoffrey, Daniel Martin, Corey Frost and Steven Raboin; third row, Samantha Cotinoir, Duyen Dao, Paige Fortin, Devon Martin, Shelby Maniatty and Nick LeClair; fourth row, Mellissa Carillo, Chantal Bedard, Haley Wilcox, Michaela Stanley, Meagan Willey and Garrett Jacobs; fifth row, Chelsea Christino, Brittany Verge, Victoria Gage, Katelyn Guilette, Alyssa Wright and Aidan Smith; sixth row, Trevor Morse, Kyle Dion, Adam Provost and Tyler Paxman; seventh row, Lydia Alexander (advisor), David Murray and Sue Birchard (advisor).

Forty-two North Country Career Center DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) students traveled to the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, Vt. March 9 to participate in a two-day Career Development Conference. This event, sponsored by Vermont DECA, allows students to compete in their selected field for awards and college scholarships.

NCCC students once again excelled in their role plays and testing, bringing home four first-place awards, seven second-place awards, seven third-place awards and many honorable mentions.

This Career Development Conference prepares those students who are interested in competing at the International Career Development Conference which will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah. This conference also prepares students for the business world by teaching them how to dress professionally, and how to network with others in a business type atmosphere.

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