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GLHS DECA Shines at International Competition

Student s pose with DECA trophy

Gahanna Lincoln DECA members earned the organization’s highest honors at DECA’s annual International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Anaheim, CA. on April 27-30, 2024.  

During the school year, approximately 224,000 of DECA’s high school student members take part in the organization’s competitive events program, allowing them to compete for district, state, and international titles.

The competitions are designed to simulate real-life business scenarios and test students’ academic understanding and skills development.

The DECA International Career Development Conference was the pinnacle of competition where over 22,000 students from across the globe vied for international honors. 

Gahanna students receiving recognition for their business research projects at the international level were:

Hospitality Research: 2nd Place
Roosters Wings

Lauren Thoms
Iyanna Whipple

Business Services Research: 3rd Place
Mt. Carmel Hospital

Emma Groves
Kevin Farris
Dylan Raymond

Business Services Research: Top 16
Mt. Carmel Hospital

Aliah Osman
Joey Frabell
Goldie Attah