Meet the 2017-2018 Texas DECA Live! Correspondents

 
Emily Nguyen Second Year Correspondent VP of Leadership Development About Emily: "Emily is from Houston, and she loves DECA more than Kanye loves Kanye. She enjoys playing with puppies, traveling, and collecting postcards"

Emily Nguyen
Second Year Correspondent

VP of Leadership Development

About Emily:

"Emily is from Houston, and she loves DECA more than Kanye loves Kanye. She enjoys playing with puppies, traveling, and collecting postcards"

Kaitlyn Smith Second Year Correspondent Dripping Springs High School About Kaitlyn: "I've been a DECA member for 3 years and currently serve as the Student Coordinator for my DSHS DECA Chapter and former Chapter President."

Kaitlyn Smith
Second Year Correspondent
Dripping Springs High School

About Kaitlyn:

"I've been a DECA member for 3 years and currently serve as the Student Coordinator for my DSHS DECA Chapter and former Chapter President."

Daisy Portillo First Year Correspondent Pittsburg High School About Daisy: "I'm a senior and four year DECA member serving as President for my chapter and District 6. I enjoy volunteering in my school and community.

Daisy Portillo
First Year Correspondent

Pittsburg High School

About Daisy:

"I'm a senior and four year DECA member serving as President for my chapter and District 6. I enjoy volunteering in my school and community.

 
Anya Kacker First Year Correspondent The Woodlands College Park High School About Anya:  "I''m a junior and the Vice President of Advocacy for my high school's DECA chapter. I'm also involved in science fair and community service.

Anya Kacker
First Year Correspondent
The Woodlands College Park High School

About Anya: 

"I''m a junior and the Vice President of Advocacy for my high school's DECA chapter. I'm also involved in science fair and community service.

Oliver Shi First Year Correspondent Wakeland High School About Oliver: "I'm a Junior at Wakeland High School in Frisco, a 3rd year DECA member and an active app developer. I hope to attend Stanford after graduation."  

Oliver Shi
First Year Correspondent

Wakeland High School

About Oliver:

"I'm a Junior at Wakeland High School in Frisco, a 3rd year DECA member and an active app developer. I hope to attend Stanford after graduation."
 

Alexis Western First Year Correspondent Lubbock-Cooper High School About Alexis: "I'm a Junior at Lubbock-Cooper High School and a 2nd year DECA member. I aspire to attend UT at Austin and become a business owner."  

Alexis Western
First Year Correspondent

Lubbock-Cooper High School

About Alexis:

"I'm a Junior at Lubbock-Cooper High School and a 2nd year DECA member. I aspire to attend UT at Austin and become a business owner."
 

 
Michael Nguyen First Year Correspondent Klein Oak High School About Michael: "I'm the proud VP of social media for Klein Oak High school. I love meeting new people, eating, traveling and most of all- I love DECA!"

Michael Nguyen
First Year Correspondent

Klein Oak High School

About Michael:

"I'm the proud VP of social media for Klein Oak High school. I love meeting new people, eating, traveling and most of all- I love DECA!"

Sarah Joshi First Year Correspondent The Woodlands High School About Sarah: "I am the VP of Public Relations for my chapter. I'm Catholic, a Girl Scout, and a huge Harry Potter fan. My favorite food is Chick-fil-a."

Sarah Joshi
First Year Correspondent

The Woodlands High School

About Sarah:

"I am the VP of Public Relations for my chapter. I'm Catholic, a Girl Scout, and a huge Harry Potter fan. My favorite food is
Chick-fil-a."

Samuel Meng First Year Correspondent Lebanon Trail High School About Samuel: "My name is Samuel Meng, I am in the 10th grade and I am the founder and Co-President of the DECA Chapter at Lebanon Trail Highschool"

Samuel Meng
First Year Correspondent

Lebanon Trail High School

About Samuel:

"My name is Samuel Meng, I am in the 10th grade and I am the founder and Co-President of the DECA Chapter at Lebanon Trail Highschool"

 
Felice Johnson First Year Correspondent Naaman Forest High School About Felice: "I'm outgoing, smart, determined, courageous, hardworking, caring and loving. I always go above and beyond."  

Felice Johnson
First Year Correspondent

Naaman Forest High School

About Felice:

"I'm outgoing, smart, determined, courageous, hardworking, caring and loving. I always go above and beyond."

 

Jessica Gallardo First Year Correspondent Dripping Springs High School About Jessica: "I enjoy DECA, learning new languages and cultures, soccer, ethnic foods, lacrosse and martial arts. In my free time I play sports, read books, and am currently learning German!"

Jessica Gallardo
First Year Correspondent

Dripping Springs High School

About Jessica:

"I enjoy DECA, learning new languages and cultures, soccer, ethnic foods, lacrosse and martial arts. In my free time I play sports, read books, and am currently learning German!"

Madeline Severson First Year Correspondent Ridge Point High School About Madeline: "I'm a senior at Ridge Point, and I'm the VP of marketing at my DECA chapter. Next year I plan to study at the University of Texas."  

Madeline Severson
First Year Correspondent

Ridge Point High School

About Madeline:

"I'm a senior at Ridge Point, and I'm the VP of marketing at my DECA chapter. Next year I plan to study at the University of Texas."
 

 

Texas DECA Live! Editor

Madelyne Onstott
Texas DECA Vice President of Social Media
txdeca.madelyne@gmail.com