The 2019 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference took place April 13 - 16 in Orlando, FL. Over 1,000 student members, representing 33 states and provinces, immersed themselves in competition, professional development and networking opportunities. Members had the opportunity to attend workshops focused on specific career paths and industry trends.

For many who attend ICDC, Competitive Events are the main focus. Members competed in Case Study Events as well as Prepared Business Presentation Events. The winners took the stage at the Grand Awards Session and got to take home official Collegiate DECA Glass. Following are the results for the SCC students:


National Champions (1st Place in Nation!):

  • Abbey Woodring (from Niles, MI), Carlos Leal (from Saint James) and Paige Thomas (from Plainview)

Other SCC Top 10 Teams:

  • Dustin Fulcher (from Waseca), Hannah Groth (from Annandale), Dominic Sprung (from Lakeville)
  • Jackson Kliewer (from Mankato), Calista Kiecker (from Madison Lake),
  • Carter Nelson (from Rochester)Joseph DiGerlando, Abbey LaCroix, Abbey Woodring



  • Courtney Mattson (from Elk River)
  • Cody Melcher