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CNHS DECA Students Showcase Skills at Regional Competition

A total of 92 members of the DECA club at Colts Neck High School showcased their skills at the regional competition, with 41 members earning spots to represent their school at the New Jersey DECA High School State Career Development Conference in March. The students are already preparing for their business presentations as this real-world experience prepares them for careers in the business field.


Colts Neck state qualifiers are:

Alyssa Nath

Anastasia Lyristis

Andrew Vaughn

Bradley Polkowitz

Connor Peterson

Devis Melendez

Eden Dubrovsky

Ellie Petroutsas

Emmanuel Meshoyrer

Erin Hogan

Jared Katz

John Stracquadanio

Julia Comi

Kristen Villaverde
Kristian Hartman

Kristina Nappi  

Lily Sandidge

Nicole Kinnie

Olivia Margolin

Raniya Jesani

Sahil Kirtani

Sara Albury

Sofia Georges

Sophie Divino

Steven Larosiliere

Trevor Ballingall


The following students have written business plans and will present at the state competition:

Dana DiBella & Anastasia Lyristis - Franchise Business Plan

Heather Boliver - Independent Business Plan

Megan Clarke & Kristina Nappi - Operations Research Plan

Elizabeth Borao - Independent Business Plan

Christina Borao - Entrepreneurship Business Plan

Julia Stracquadanio - Finance Operations Business Plan

Stephanie Mondella - Finance Operations Business Plan

Anthony Mallozzi - Finance Operations Business Plan

Gabby Pellecchia - Integrated Business Plan

Mandy Pelenski & Lilly Sandidge  - International Business Plan

Eliana Joskowski & Kristian Hartman - Independent Business Plan

Jordan Freeman & Bradley Polkowitz - Sports and Entertainment Business Plan

Parker Ballingall & Trevor Ballingall - Franchise Business Plan