St. Amant High School’s DECA chapter attended the DECA Fall Competitive Excellence Conference Oct. 18 in Forest Hill.
Members in attendance with adviser Rae Broussard included Brennan Tran, De’Jaun Ferguson, Kayleigh Richard, Adison Gautreau, Madison Bercegeay, Saray Gamez, Krislyn Johnson, Lesly Gamez, Mary Stone, Joshua Dipuma, Dylan Stroughter, Victoria Stewart, Catherine Carpenter, Samantha Gautreau, Alurah Williams, Corinne Salter, Hannah Richards, Zaria Provo, Lillie Pastorick, Paige Wilson, Jordan Hollier, Alicia Braud, Taylor Cann and Natalee Williams.
All members competed in the writing and role-play events. The writing event consisted of a one-hour, 100-question customer service test. In the role-play event, St. Amant DECA members were paired with a member of a different chapter and challenged to give the judges a phenomenal customer service experience.
Braud, Williams, Saray Gamez, Leslie Gamez and Wilson all won first in the role-play event. In the written event, Carpenter won first place and Salter won second.
Members also attended workshops on leadership, communication, networking and teamwork. Students took part in nature walks, paddle boating, fishing and sports.