FHS Hosts DECA Competition

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The high school welcomed hundreds of students from schools across Long Island for the annual Distributive Educational Clubs of America (DECA) Regional Competition.
    
DECA is an international association of high school and college students and teachers of management and entrepreneurship, business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service. At the competition, various contests are held that allow Freeport students and their competitors to showcase their knowledge and skills in several specialized areas of business study. DECA develops leaders for careers in these specialized areas.
    
Several Freeport High School students placed at the regional competition: Melanie Escobar, Mealiendy Exantus, Jasmine Harrigan and Yumel Hernandez for Travel & Tourism; Santana Hernandez for Automotive Service; Javier Lechuga, Sadki Skeete, Katiana Thompson and Victoria Wright for Marketing Communication; Yasmin Marine and Wildelina Peralta for Sports and Entertainment; Jaidiver Morales and Abigail Peralta for Business Law & Ethics; Evelyn Rodriguez for Retail Merchandising; and Jewelle Trotman for Apparel & Accessories.
    
Regional competition winners will compete at the state level in Rochester from March 9-11.