DECA Chapter Competes at Districts


The Chatham Charter chapter of DECA, an organization of marketing students, participated in its first competitive event of the school year on Wednesday, November 30. The District 4 competitive event, held at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center in Sanford, hosted approximately 330 high school students from twelve area high schools. Students had the opportunity to demonstrate skills in a role play with judges from education, business fields, and the community. Prior to the event, students took knowledge-based tests related to their competitive areas.

The Chatham Charter chapter had 49 students and two advisors who participated in the district event. 

Chatham Charter award winners:

Retail Merchandising 

     Top Role Play: Elphie Spillman, Sam Wilson

     Top Exam Score: Silas Christenbury, Adam Reese, Elphie Spillman, and Maddie Teague

     Top 10 overall: Silas Christenbury (1st place), Elphie Spillman (2nd place), Ariana Rivera-Romo, Maddie Teague

Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Top 10 overall:  John Whistle Spillman

Quick Serve Restaurant Management  

     Top Role Play: Natalie Hamel and Ava Kois

     Top 10 overall: Natalie Hamel

LtoR: M.Teague, A. Rivera-Romo, A. Kois, S. Christenbury, JW Spillman, E. Spillman, N. Hamel (S. Wilson not pictured.)
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