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Kelsey Webb 

Marysville DECA students place at state competition

Front Row L-R: Evan Etherington, Cameron Rufus, Batmandah Mangalam, Kaylor Ramey, and Matthew Jarvi Back Row L-R: Robin King, Emilyann Hickey, Brianna Grandits, Veronica George, Patrick Haughn, Anthony Martin, and John Eshem

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Twelve Marysville DECA students competed in a variety of business, entrepreneurial and marketing related events at the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference in Columbus on March 18 and 19.

Marysville DECA student, John Eshem, placed first in Professional Selling and will compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Nashville, TN in April.

In addition to Eshem, Kaylor Ramey and Batmandah Mangalam placed in the top ten in Restaurant and Food Service Management and Professional Selling, respectively.

The Marysville DECA chapter is part of Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s Supply Chain Management satellite program at the high school.

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

John Eshem, first place, Professional Selling

Kelsey Webb 

Students Recognized at Certificate Ceremony

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center celebrated the accomplishments of students who achieved credentials in the first quarter at the first nine weeks Certificate Ceremony.

The ceremony was hosted by Electronics Engineering students, K.C. Jones and Brandon Rose and Culinary Arts students, Emily Carl and Star Samson.

Several Diesel Technology and Electronics Engineering students  earned the 10-hour OSHA Training certificate. The Occupational Safety and Health Association certification was awarded to the following students for displaying an exemplary understanding of Federal requirements for a safe and productive workplace: Dylan Bacon, Spencer Bredding, Philip Corwin, Dakota McAlexander, Brandon McKeever, Mathew Mees, Ethan Palmer, Devon Peraino, Brandon Rose, Ethan Taylor, Nathan Wingfield, Jesse Brown, Jay Colins, Ashley Colvin, Wesley Gray, Charles Kuch, Austin Payne, Jordan Schoepflin, Howard Tackett and Caleb Thornburgh.

OSHA Training Certification

Several Electronics Engineering students earned the Electro-Static Discharge certificate. In the field of electronics and electronic devices, electrostatic discharge contributes to 80% of immediate and latent failures. It’s important for workers to properly handle devices to prevent damage. The following students have earned the CBT corp. ESD Certification.

Electro-Static Discharge Certificate

Culinary students Sierra Spires, Star Samson, Liam Smith, Jeff Schurter, and Jordan Bacon were recognized for earning their ProStart Level One certificate after passing a series of exams, completing 400 hours of employment and demonstrating at least 52 competencies from work experience. This is a ProStart National Certificate of Achievement and may offer college credit.

ProStart 1 Certification

Culinary Arts students, Star Samson and Sierra Spires, were recognized for attending Cooks Camp, a week-long camp that focused on chef training.

Cooks Camp Cetification

Jeff Schurter, Liam Smith and Sierra Spires (all Culinary Arts students) were recognized for achieving the SerSafe Manager certification. These students displayed knowledge of foodborne illness, how to prevent it and how to train employees in food sanitation. Schurter, Smith and Spires may qualify for college credit after earning this certification from the National Restuarant Association.

ServSafe Manager Certification

The following Culinary Arts students received the ServSafe Food Handler certification after displaying a knowledge of basic food practices for preparing and serving food: Jordan Bacon, Savanah Blair, Josiah Butanis, Tyler Butterfield, Emily Carl, Desiree Caster, Benjamin Heaberlin, Logan Hill, Taylor Holmes, Chelsea Horne, Talla Irwin, Austin James, Magan Johnston, Brent Jones, Kaleb Lambdin, Olivia Lemaster, Grace McConnell, Stormy Mossbarger, Trent Moyer, Shawn Murnaham, Davis Murphy, Kaitlin Niday, Phillip Parthemore, Taylor Prall, Richard Puff, Amber Reisinger, Star Samson, Jeff Schurter, Robert Shields, Kelsey Slavin, Liam Smith, Camron Weber, Kaytlyn Wilson and Alissa Worman.

ServSafe Food Handler Certification

Congratulations to all our students and we’ll celebrate more certifications in the second nine weeks!

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