GC Brings Home DECA State Titles


From L-R: Brooke Fralicx, Addison Owen, Meghan Wyatt, Sydney Gream, Julia Barnett

This past week Graves County Distributive Education Clubs of America traveled to their state conference in Louisville, KY.

Of the over 1000 students that attended, GCHS had 31  students win trophies, medals, or some sort of honorable mentions. The complete list can be found below.

Mrs. Michelle Mckee, GCHS DECA Sponsor, states, “I am extremely proud of our kids this season. We are looking forward to bringing home more wins at nationals, every year it keeps getting better. They don’t ever disappoint to prove the education aspect of the club.”

JACOB WOODS – Sports & Entertainment Marketing (test and presentation)
MASON WALDRIDGE – KY Entrepreneurship Functions (test)
DYLAN HOWRY – KY Free Enterprise Basics (test)
MADDIE EVITTS & ALLY BROWN – Business Law & Ethics Team Decision-Making Event (test and presentation)
AUDREY LAMB, EMILY OLIVER, & RACHEL REEVES – KY Web Page Advertising (collaborative test and original website design)
ELLIE MITCHELL – KY Entrepreneurship Functions (test)
JOSIE ERDMANN – KY Business Administration Core Career Cluster
GRANT PHILLIPS – Principles of Business Management & Administration (test and presentation)
MACY RODGERS & LAKEN SHULTZ – Buying & Merchandising Team Decision-Making Event (test and presentation)
MARLEY MATHIS & LAUREN MCCLAIN – Business Law & Ethics Team Decision-Making Event (test and presentation)
ISAAC CARRICO – KY Finance (test)
MAX WILSON – KY Sports & Entertainment Marketing (test)
JULIA BARNETT, SYDNEY GREAM, & KENDALL TUBBS – Start-Up Business Plan (Project and Presentation – “Savingo”)
HANNAH BETH ELLIOTT, REESE GREAM,  & ELIZABETH IRIONS – Start-Up Business Plan (Project and Presentation – “Green-on-the-Go”)
ELLIE YOUNGBLOOD, EMILY OLIVER, & ANGEL PERALTA – Innovation Plan (Project and Presentation – “Robo-Ref”)
CLAY COOPER – Business Finance (test and presentation)
MARK WHITAKER – Food Marketing (test and presentation)
EMMY TRAVIS – KY Entrepreneurship Functions (test)
MASON GRANT – KY Entrepreneurship Career Cluster (test)
RACHEL REEVES – KY Retailing Concepts (test)

8 students will be advancing to nationals which are being held in Orlando, FL.