Awards Galore for Babylon HS DECA Students

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Over 12 of the 40 Babylon High School students who participated in the New York State Career Conference on March 7 in Rochester, NY placed in the top ten in their respective fields.
    
Carly Tribby and Emily Church took first and third place in Public Service Visual Advertising, respectively, Emily Funk placed fifth in Visual Advertising, Grace Onishea finished seventh in Free Enterprise Economics, Kelly Corcoran earned three top ten honors in Retail Merchandising, and the team of Maura O'Shea and Katie Greene captured sixth place in New York State and finished second overall in the category of Travel and Tourism Role Play.
    
The team of Matt Zeterberg, Ken Rende and Alec Zame placed sixth in Research Paper, Sports and Entertainment Marketing. Kate Wilson (Broadcast Advertising), Kerry Glenday (Human Resources Management) and Sean Reynolds (Automotive Marketing) were also top ten finishers. "Besides exhibiting extraordinary professional behavior, they also did very well in their competitive events," Babylon DECA co-advisor Claire Reilly said. "These students put a lot of time and effort into their competition, and we are very proud of their performance, competing against over 2,000 students from across the state."