LHS dominates DECA state competition in Boise

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Eli Thomas, News Assitant

The Lewiston High School DECA club competed along with dozens of other schools in Boise on Friday, Feb. 25 at the state competition. 54 Lewiston students qualified to make it to the national DECA competition which is in Atlanta, Georgia in late April. Most of the qualifying students got 1st place in their event. Among those students was Isaiah Evans, a senior who qualified in start-up business plan. “The best part of the competition is when you are at the award ceremony and you hear your name called,” Evans said. He went on to say that DECA has taught him a lot of interpersonal skills and recommends it to everybody. Another senior, Mason Bartholomei, qualified for nationals in Atlanta. Bartholomei described the atmosphere as “Competitive but fun.” He went on to say he is very excited and “is more confident going to nationals than state competition.”