GHHS students qualify for state DECA competition

Members of the Grand Haven High School DECA club are advancing to the state competition next month. Last month, the following club members participated in the district competition at Ferris State University: Caleb Berko, Sydney Bylsma, Yves Castandea, Tai Chamberlain, Claire Cowman, Emily Dougherty, Coryn French, Annika Hauser-Brydon, Taylen Inthisane, Westin James, Myla Kar, Carson Klumpel, Emma Laws, Delaney Lokers, Hannah Long, Erin Markovicz, Marissa McManus, Olivia McDonald, Olivia Perrier, Liam Rappleye, Cole Rowden, Sophia Sanborn, Ellyn Skodack, Westin Taylor, Brendan Vandermeer, Holly Waite, Maggie Walsh and Sam Woiteshek.

Some local students are preparing for the next level of competition in a career-building club.

Twenty-eight Grand Haven High School students qualified to compete at the Michigan DECA State Career Development Conference, which is March 5-7 in Detroit. The 28 students who competed at the district competition last week at Ferris State University earned more than 40 medals.

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