UCJSHS DECA Chapter Shines at the District 9 Career Development Conference

Union City Jr./Sr. High School DECA Chapter competed in the District 9 Career Development Conference on January 18th.  The following individuals placed and earned the right to compete at the state competition.  They are:

Automotive Services

1st Place Jacob Thornburg

Business Services

2nd Place Noah New


1st Place Carter Sickels

Human Resource Management

1st Place Campbell Kerns

Quick Serve Restaurant

1st Place Audrey Black

Restaurant and Food Service

1st Place Keegan Livingston

2nd Place Lily Luciano-Keener

Retail Merchandising

1st Place Keyton Tipple

2nd Place Camryn Fischer

Business Law and Ethics

1st Place Maddie Burns and Whitney Sells

Buying and Merchandising

1st Place Isabella Bahena and Marisol Osornio

Hospitality Services

1st Place Elianna Banda and Wendy Aguilar


Marketing Management

1st Place Heather Lawrence and Caroline Moore

Sports & Entertainment

1st Place Camden LaFuze and Parker Abel


When you see these students, please tell them how proud you are of them. According to Becky Kuehl, the UCJSHS DECA sponsor, "They stuck their necks out for me and I am extremely proud of each and every one of them."

The State Career Development Conference will be held March 6th-8th at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. 

RESC and the UCJSHS DECA chapter fully appreciates the following people for their assistance in making this year’s District Competition a success:  Aaron Black, Sarah Black, Linda Puccini, Cathy Stephen-Miller, Missy Williams, Lindsey Burk, Steve James, Sophia Spence, Andy Harvey, Cheryl Prescott, Joyce Husmann, Brad Hoggatt, Ted Leahey, Philip Brewer, Chad Spence, Justin Daniels, Chase Jefferis, Collin Perry, Russ Reichard, Jr., Bev Osborne, Taylor Koon, Corrie Lykins, and Emily Hill.

In addition, we extend our gratitude to the school board, administration, faculty, and staff along with the custodial staff for all of their assistance prior to and during the competition.