BC DECA Sweeps Regional Awards

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Bellevue College (BC) was named the top college across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia at the annual Collegiate DECA regional competition known as the State Career Development Conference. BC has been the top college in the region for the past 6 years. The competition, held virtually March 5-6, was run by the College of Southern Idaho.

The BC DECA team generated 21 state champions and was the top competitor in all four categories: business, marketing, finance/accounting, and hospitality. The team earned 382 total points while the nearest competitor earned 79 points.

Kyle Barber, BC’s collegiate DECA director and program chair for Marketing, Data Analytics, and Digital Media Arts, said, “It is a testament to our student’s hard work and determination that year after year we continue to triumph over the state universities.”

Winning BC students in the state championship and their categories are:

MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

State Champion – Bellevue College: Mac McLanahan

CORPORATE FINANCE

State Champion – Bellevue College: Lidia Lebed
2nd place – Bellevue College: Dmitrii Fisenko

OVERALL TEAM SWEEPSTAKES IN FINANCE

State Champion – Bellevue College

STARTING A BUSINESS

State Champion – Bellevue College: Andrew Sears

GROWING A BUSINESS

State Champion – Bellevue College: Stacy King-Murrey
2nd place – Bellevue College: Shelly Baur

ENTREPRENEURIAL OPERATIONS

3rd place – Bellevue College: Shelly Baur
4th place – Bellevue College: Andrew McNutt

RETAIL MANAGEMENT

State Champion – Bellevue College: Steph McCarty
3rd place – Bellevue College: Elliana Victurine

HR MANAGEMENT

State Champion – Bellevue College: Sana Newad

BUSINESS RESEARCH

State Champion – Bellevue College: Nicole Kolavennu
2nd place – Bellevue College: Lidia Lebed

OVERALL TEAM SWEEPSTAKES IN BUSINESS

State Champion – Bellevue College

FASHION MARKETING

State Champion – Bellevue College: Ellie Gitline
3rd place – Bellevue College: Cassandra Mabbitt
4th place – Bellevue College: Charne Pieterse
5th place – Bellevue College: Ruth Mavinga

SPORTS MARKETING

State Champion – Bellevue College: Joshua Flores & Carolina Moricet

B2B MARKETING

State Champion – Bellevue College: Kate Hernandez & Virgil Burns
2nd place – Bellevue College: Ethan Owens & Jae Roh

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

State Champion – Bellevue College: Maria Albuquerque & Katana Hewett
2nd place – Bellevue College: Emma Lesnawati & Yuanyuan Lin

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

2nd place – Bellevue College: Anthony De Caro & Ruslana Dovhal
4th place – Bellevue College: Aubrey Knutson & Brenda Tirado

MARKETING MANAGEMENT

3rd place – Bellevue College: Ming Li
4th place – Bellevue College: Iris Lin
5th place – Bellevue College: Bridget Raftery

SALES MANAGEMENT

State Champion – Bellevue College: Savannah Hall
2nd place – Bellevue College: Mohammad Halbawy

SALES

State Champion – Bellevue College: Dmitrii Fisenko
3rd place – Bellevue College: Christina Haase
4th place – Bellevue College: Aline Gardner

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY / DIGITAL MARKETING

State Champion – Bellevue College: Seth Walker & Jae Roh
2nd place – Bellevue College: Kimm Moore
3rd place – Bellevue College: Carolyn Kollstedt & Emma Lesnawati
5th place – Bellevue College: Brenda Tirado

ADVERTISING

State Champion – Bellevue College: Kate Hernandez & Lucia La Manno
2nd place – Bellevue College: Daria Fleikler & Valeria Koroleva
3rd place – Bellevue College: Africa Tesfa
4th place – Bellevue College: Brianna Nelson

OVERALL TEAM SWEEPSTAKES IN MARKETING

State Champion – Bellevue College

EVENT PLANNING

3rd place – Bellevue College: Carolyn Kollstedt & Madeline Fagan

HOTEL MANAGEMENT

State Champion – Bellevue College: Brianna Nelson

TRAVEL & TOURISM

4th place – Bellevue College: Christina Haase

OVERALL TEAM SWEEPSTAKES IN HOSPITALITY

State Champion – Bellevue College

OVERALL TEAM SWEEPSTAKES

State Champion – Bellevue College

Last Updated March 16, 2021