LTHS duo nets awards for DECA Virtual Business Challenge

Lake Travis High School students Jason Liu and Jerzy Ramos Chen competed in the online DECA Hotel Challenge.

Jason Liu  and  Jerzy Ramos Chen

Jason Liu and Jerzy Ramos Chen

DECA high school members participated in six tracks of the event (Virtual Business Challenge Accounting, DECA Hotel Challenge, Virtual Business Challenge Personal Finance, Virtual Business Challenge Restaurant, Virtual Business Challenge Retailing and Virtual Business Challenge Sports).  Each track encourages DECA members to test their skills within its particular Virtual Business environment – individually or as a team of up to 3 members. 

Jason and Jerzy were awarded:

•    1st place team in Texas
•    2nd place in the southern region of the US
•    7th place overall in national rankings 

They are now eligible to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, CA on April 26-29, 2017.