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DECA Team Brings Home More Awards At The 2019 State Competition

February 25, 2019

Lindenwood students traveled to the DECA State Competition held in Lake Ozark.  The competition, held February 21 and 22, had over 120 college members in attendance from 8 colleges and universities statewide.  Lindenwood students participated in nine of 12 business categories offered, and received awards in seven.  The award winners were:

Carli Gogol   

    First Place in Marketing Management

    First Place in Retail Management

Claire Beckmann

    First Place in Sales Meeting Management

Bella Rainey & Hanna Smith

    First Place Advertising Campaign

Claire Beckmann & Makayla Wenzel

    Second Place Business to Business

Bella Rainey

    Second Place Retail Management

Monica Friedman

    Third Place Travel and Tourism

Braeden Westhusing

    Fourth Place Travel and Tourism

Connor Hepler

    Fifth Place Fashion Merchandise and Marketing


To learn more about DECA, please contact Craig Felzien, DECA team advisor, via email at or call 636-949-4432.

LU DECA Team - MO State Comp (Feb. 2019)

(From Left to Right): Advisor Craig Felzien and Team Members Zoe Seemes, Braeden Westhusing, Carli Gogol, Dillon Richardson, Claire Beckmann, Connor Hepler, Monica Friedman, Taylor Hepler, Hanna Smith, Makayla Wenzel, Bella Rainey.

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