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Students in CNHS DECA Earn 11 Spots at National Event

Colts Neck High School’s DECA Chapter recently participated at the New Jersey DECA High School State Career Development Conference in Atlantic City. A total of 35 students from Colts Neck were invited to participate at the state event. Through their participation, 11 students earned spots to represent Colts Neck High School at the DECA High School Division International Career Development Conference in Orlando this spring.

At the New Jersey competition students earned the following honors:

Trevor Ballingall and Parker Ballingall won first place for their Franchise Business Plan.

Trevor Ballingall also won second place for his Professional Selling Event.

Eden Dubrovsky won first place for her Innovation Plan.

Olivia Margolin won fourth place for her Professional Selling event.


Colts Neck’s chapter also received awards for their Chapter Projects. Students will be representing these projects at the national competition. 

Gabriella Pellecchia - Mission Victorious Community Service Project - Gold Level

Dana DiBella - CAP Project - Gold Level

Julia Comi - made final round and attending for leadership workshops

Kristen Villaverde - made final round and attending for leadership workshops

Kristian Hartman - made final round and attending for leadership workshops

Bradley Polkowitz - representing our Gold Level chapter activities and attending for leadership workshops