Student recognition prevailed at the recent Westmoreland County Public Schools’ School Board meeting December 17, 2018. Besides the regular student of the month recognitions, the Career and Technical students of Washington & Lee High School were honored by the Board for their recent DECA competition win. The students competed for the first time and six members of the DECA team are now headed to the state competition this spring. Recognized for their expertise were Kendrick Abrams,(9th), 3rd place Selling, Overall Winner; Somer Cox (12th)2nd place Personal Finance Literacy; Overall; 3rd place, Personal Financial Literacy Role Play; and 3rd place Personal Financial Literacy Test; Nature Cox (12th) 3rd place Principals of Finance Overall; 3rd place Principals of Finance Role Play; Jasmine Tate (12th) 3rd place Automotive Services Marketing – Testing; Anthony Means (10th) 3rd place Food Service Marketing- Testing; and Caitlin Watkins (12th) 3rd place Retail Sales & Merchandising – Role Play.
Another group of CTE students were responsible for the annual School Board Holiday reception after the Board meeting. According to Justin Savoy, CTE Director, the “purpose of the activity was to provide the culinary students their first experience in catering an event. Also, the event allowed the School Board members and school staff to be introduced to the developing culinary skills of the culinary students at Washington & Lee High School.”
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CTE DECA students are honored at the Westmoreland County School Board meeting. Students were Kendrick Abrams, Somer Cox, Nature Cox, Jasmine Tate, Anthony Means, and Caitlin Watkins.