Strongsville High School student, Olivia Abdallah, earned the title of International Finalist at DECA’s 69th International Career Development Conference that took place in Orlando, Florida April 25, 2015 - April 28, 2015.
During the school year, approximately 120,000 of DECA’s 210,000 student members take part in the organization’s competitive events program, allowing them to compete for district and state titles. The top state winners put their talents to the test during the program’s final round of competition, DECA Internationals. The conference spotlighted DECA’s top student performers from all 50 United States, Canada, China, Guam, Puerto Rico and Spain.
Three of Strongsville High School’s Marketing Students, Olivia Abdallah, Kylen Bailey, and Justin Nadzan were finalists from the Ohio DECA State Conference and competed at the DECA International Conference. They were among a record breaking eighteen thousand high school students, advisors, businesspersons and alumni who were gathered to develop knowledge and skills for college and careers.
Seniors, Justin Nadzan and Kylen Bailey competed as a team in the Financial Analysis Team Event. They took a comprehensive Finance Exam and presented a case study that was comprised of understanding the source and purpose of financial statements, the impact of management decisions on statements, and the analysis and interpretation of data for planning purposes.
The SHS Academic Challenge Team will be on News Channel 5 Saturday, May 2nd at 7:00 p.m. The team consists of Daniel Morris, Brian Lee, and Suraj Srinivisan. The alternates are Grant Brighter and Chris Carr. Enjoy the fight of the century as Strongsville battles Lakewood in the lightning round.
Congratulation to Stephanie Paoli, who was named the People’s Choice Award in the Congressional Art Competition. Voting was done online and Congressman Renacci came to SHS to present the award.
Strongsville High School math teacher, Linda Imhoff, was awarded the James Thomas High School Teacher Award from Baldwin Wallace University. Baldwin Wallace gives this award annually to high school educators that have impacted a current Baldwin Wallace senior. Mrs. Imhoff was nominated by SHS graduate Heather Biernacki. For winning this award Mrs. Imhoff and SHS each received $1000.00. Mrs. Imhoff, congratulations on this outstanding recognition. .