Milford High DECA members named best in nation

Milford High School/Great Oaks Satellite Program DECA Chapter recently returned from Louisville, Ky. where four DECA members received national/international recognition.

Jeff Michael and Jordan Pethtel, seniors, received “First Place – Best In The Nation” in the “Sports and Entertainment Marketing Operations Research Written Event” competitive event. Michael and Pethtel wrote a 30-page marketing research report addressing staff training needs for the Blue Ash Recreation Center in Blue Ash, Ohio.

The training program related to characteristics such as training content, methods of instruction, selection of media used for instruction, etc. Michael has worked during the 2009-2010 school year as a marketing intern for the Recreation Center.