On Monday, the students completed the role play part of their competition. They also had the opportunity to attend leadership workshops. One of the workshops, they attended was given by former Union City student, Britt Smith. She talked about her position with Yelp. Britt gave the students advice during her talk. Monday evening the chapter along with alumni, Destiny Shafer and Justin Fields ate dinner at the Colts Grille. The last event of the evening was the Recognition Session. Union City's Apache Design and TeePee were recognized for being Re-Certified Gold Level School-Based Enterprises. The Monday keynote speaker was Russ Peak. He captivated and engaged the audience with a truly magical experience.
On Tuesday morning, the students attended the Grand Awards Session. We had 2 teams and 1 individual make the finals. Connor Kerns and Ellie Kerns placed in the top 10 in the State in Sports and Entertainment Marketing. Kora Kerns and Emma Baron placed 6th in the State in Marketing Management Team. Elizabeth Sowinski placed 3rd in the State in Personal Selling. That qualified her for the International Competition in Anaheim, California. Ellie Kerns was elected as the District 9 President for the 2017-2018 school year. She will serve on the State Officer Team.
The following students will be attending the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California: Kora Kerns, Emma Baron, Landry Zimmers, Hailey Mills, Elizabeth Sowinski and Ellie Kerns. Congratulations to all students for representing Union City so well.