Bethel Park School District News Article

Fifty-seven students from Bethel Park High School participated in the 2022 National Career Development Conference (SCDC), Feb. 16-18 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. Bethel Park had 32 finalists and three medalists. Thirty students qualify to participate in the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC), April 22-27 in Atlanta, Ga. The top four individuals, or teams, in each event qualify for the International Conference.

State officers:

  • Sophomore, Lexi Dorfner has been installed as the 2022-2023 PA DECA State Officer. She will be the representative of District III.

Scholarships: Senior, Sadie Fedor received the PA Food Merchant Association $1,000 scholarship

1st place winners:

  • Liz Alacce (Grade 11) – Professional Sales Event
  • Aletris Eckert (12), Chloe McDaniel (12) and Caitlyn Schultz (12) – Financial Operations Research
  • Merris Gable (11), Meghan Krapp (11) and Tori Krapp (12) – Community Giving Project

2nd place winners:

  • Emily Ashton (11) and Leah Hartman (11) – Business Solutions Project
  • Arabella Cicero (10) – Startup Business Plan
  • Grace Demira (11), Dom DePasquale (11) and Jackson Molli (11) – Independent Business Plan
  • Addison Hill (11) and Olivia Massari (11) – Community Outreach Project
  • Mason Miller (11) and Owen Sivetz (11) – Promoting Financial Literacy Project

3rd place winners:

  • Lexie Beck (11), Mia Coccagno (11) and Natalie Engel (11) – Operational research in hospitality and tourism
  • Lexi Dorfner (10) and Nina Romary (10) – Integrated Marketing Campaign – Product
  • Abby Griffith (12) and Joey Sprandle (12) – Integrated Marketing Campaign – Service
  • Nick Perdziola (11) and Jake Zeminksi (11) – Startup Business Plan

4th place winners:

  • Anastacia Antonucci (12) and Sadie Fedor (12) – Draft Sale
  • Martina Tatalias (11) – Integrated Marketing Campaign – Event
  • Mira Weston (11) – International Business Plan

5th place winners:

  • Andrew Kvak (11) and Jack Kohnfelder (11) – Integrated Marketing Campaign – Event

Medallion Winners (Achieved one of the top 3 scores in their event for their test, Role Play A and/or Role Play B):

  • Gavin Barzan (11) and Jack Hartman (11) – Business Law and Ethics – Top Test
  • Lexi Dorfner (10) – Integrated Marketing Campaign – Top Test