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Business students receive awards
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Posted: 2013 May 17 - 07:12

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Indian River State College business students recently participated in the 2013 State Delta Epsilon Chi Career Development Conference and earned several top honors in their events.

The conference pits dozens of community college and university students against each other in competitive events in various business disciplines.

First-place winners were: Michael Johnson of Vero Beach in Project Management; Jermaine Poindexter of Vero Beach in Travel and Tourism Management; Amelia Strazzulla of Vero Beach and Colette Carey of Sebastian in Business to Business Marketing; Joshua Underwood of Port St. Lucie in Sales Management.

Second-place winners were: Briana Knowles in Professional Sales; Gabriel Ramirez, Peter Rodriguez, and Lisa Still in Advertisement Design and Campaign; and Amelia Strazzulla and Zach Moore in Sports and Entertainment Marketing.

Third-place winners were: Eukeba Jones and Nora Martinez in Business Ethics; Robert Maclin in Sales Management; Zach Moore and Eukeba Jones in Business to Business Marketing; Nelson Ramos in Project Management; and Damien Strowbridge and Alex Jennings in International Marketing.

Other students placing in the top ten were: LaFae Bacon, Briana DiFrancesco, Kayla Evers, Russell Gibson, Anuar Heneide, Briana Knowles, Robert Maclin, Tatiana Munoz, Stephanie Ojeda, Gabriel Ramirez, Nelson Ramos, Peter Rodriguez, Lisa Still, Damien Strowbridge, William Tiller and Joshua Underwood.

In addition, IRSC Assistant Professor and Chief DECA advisor, Dr. Jill Novak, was honored as the Collegiate DECA Advisor of the Year and will be recognized at the upcoming International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California.

Delta Epsilon Chi is a national student business organization for college students preparing for a variety of careers, maintaining a strong focus on business-related areas such as marketing, management, and entrepreneurship. Students who earned first, second, or third place in their competitive event will also represent IRSC at the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim.

IRSC offers four-year bachelor's degrees in Business Administration, Organizational Management, Nursing, Health Care Management, Biology, Education, Digital Media, Human Services, Criminal Justice and Public Safety Administration, as well as two-year associate's degrees and technical certificate programs.

For more information, call (866) 792-4772 or visit www.irsc.edu.

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