DECA Students Win Big at State and Advance to Nationals!

The faculty and staff at Ben Barber Innovation Academy are proud to announce the results of the state DECA competition in Dallas, Texas. The BBIA chapter won the 2022-2023 Chapter of the Year out of 260 chapters. The national qualifiers will compete at the national ICDC competition in Orlando, Florida in April.  State Finalists: Brynn Thomason, Summit High School, Entrepreneurship Series Sophia Tallod, Frontier Stem Academy, Marketing Communications Series Catarina Silva, Lake Ridge High School, Independent Business Plan International Qualifiers advancing to Nationals in Orlando, Florida Emma Knutson, Lake Ridge High School, Business Finance Series Nathan Ninh, Frontier Stem Academy & Zachary Lewis, Lake Ridge High School, Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making Sarah Haumann, Mansfield High School, Professional Selling