Students headed to national business competition

Sussex Tech students headed to national business competition
Posted on 03/02/2020
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Sussex Technical High School students recently won top honors at the statewide conference of Business Professionals of America, a career-technical student organization which prepares students for careers in business, finance, and other related fields.

• Lizbeth Cortez-Galindo, a junior from Milford, won first place in payroll accounting and third place in basic office systems and procedures.

• Turner Lee, a senior from Seaford, and Cameron Veazey, a senior from Laurel, won second place in presentation management (team).

• Daniel Rubini, a sophomore from Harbeson, won second place in basic office systems and procedures.

• Trinity Kelso, a junior from Millsboro, won fourth place in business law and ethics.

• Camerzon Veazey, a senior from Laurel, placed in the top 6 for human resource management.

• Amith Tatineni, a sophomore from Lewes, placed in the top 6 for interview skills.

These winners are eligible to compete at the national BPA competition in Washington, D.C., in May.

Sussex Tech’s business, finance and marketing career-technical area area gives students direct, hands-on experience in running in-school businesses, as well as a practical grounding in soft skills like public speaking, organization and team management. Students gain a firm foundation in business topics and can complete specialties in accounting or marketing management, for example.

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