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NDSCS students place at event

Thirty North Dakota State College of Science collegiate DECA members competed at the North Dakota Career Development Conference in Fargo in mid-February.

The competition included events in more than 20 career areas and gave students the chance to compete against their peers for top honors in three types of events: business simulation, case study and prepared business pre- sentation.

NDSCS students competed against students from the following North Dakota higher education institutions: University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, Mayville State University, University of Mary, Valley City State University, Minot State University, Dakota College at Bottineau and Lake Region State College.

Students who finished 60 percent or higher in their events qualified to compete at the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C., April 23-26. The following NDSCS students qualified:

* Jessica Woehl of Jamestown finished fifth and qualified in travel and tourism marketing (business simulation).

* Morgan Peterson of Oakes finished third in advertising campaign (prepared and team) and second in restaurant and food service (business simulation).

* Jennifer Willprecht of Oakes finished second in corporate finance (business simulation).

Collegiate DECA at NDSCS is a student-centered organization whose program of leadership and personal development is designed for students enrolled in business administration and management-related programs.