Twenty-six Camas High School students traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete at the annual DECA International Career Development Conference. Competitors ranged from all 50 States, Canada, and Spain. Of the 26 Camas Students, competition was split between research projects and role-play mock business scenarios.
Seven Camas DECA members, Shannon Ahearn, Nataley Dormier, Satya Hariharan, Noah White, Louie Avino, Areeb Ahsan, and Cameron Vega qualified for the final rounds of competition, automatically placing them in the top 18 competitors worldwide in their respective events. From there, Nataley Dormier and Shannon Ahearn placed in the top ten worldwide for their work on a Financial Literacy Research Project and Cameron Vega placed second in the world for his Automotive Service Marketing event. The 26 student group was the largest Camas has ever sent to ICDC and included five first year DECA members.