Pearl River Community College student Annie Leon of Hattiesburg was a top 20 finalist at DECA’s International Career Development Conference April 26-29 in Anaheim, Calif.
Leon competed in the sales management meeting category and qualified for the ICDC competition by placing first at the DECA state convention.
She is a business management technology student at PRCC’s Forrest County Center.
“Colleges from all over the United States, Canada, China and Mexico were present at ICDC,” said Katie Ball, DECA advisor and alumnus. “Having Annie make it past the preliminary round of competition is a huge accomplishment. The conference is filled with thousands of college students from all over the globe. Just knowing that one of our Pearl River students made it on stage should make everyone proud.”
Katie Ball, Pearl River Community College instructor and DECA advisor, left, and student Annie Leon of Hattiesburg attended the DECA International Career Development Conference where Leon placed in the top 20 in sales management meeting competition.