Scholarships & Contests

District 214 Schools Well-Represented at DECA International Career Development Conference

scholarship_decaTen District 214 business education students competed at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif., April 24-27.  Students, along with their advisors, gathered for several days of exciting competition in numerous events, and also participated in a variety of leadership and career advancing academies.

Students who participated include:

Prospect High School
Mark Sandel (Principles of Business Management)
Neil Sheth (Principles of Finance)
John Gemkow (Accounting Applications)
Kevin McNally (Principles of Finance, top 20 finalist)
Anya Salnikova (Human Resource Management, top 20 finalist)

John Hersey High School
Carolyn Niersbach (Hospitality Services, top 20 finalist)
Amanda Mix (Hospitality Services, top 20 finalist)

Hersey’s sponsors are Dan Vesper and Bob Murphy.

Rolling Meadows High School
Ian Fitzgerald (Entrepreneurship Innovation)
Prithvi Ramesh (Entrepreneurship Participating-Franchising, top 10 finalist)

Alison Knappik is the RMHS sponsor.

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