Several Stephens College students were named winners at the Collegiate DECA's International Career Development Conference (ICDC) held in Orlando, Florida.

Amelia and Kate Stevens, students of Stephens College, have won first place in the Event Planning category. The competition evaluated their ability to plan and execute a successful event, considering factors such as budget, marketing, logistics, and overall impact. Their performance demonstrated a mastery of these skills and showcased their ability to deliver an exceptional experience for attendees.

In addition to the first-place win, Olivia Zyka, another student from Stephens College, received a medal for being a top performer on the Marketing exam. Her achievement as a top performer is a testament to her knowledge, skills, and dedication to the marketing field. The Marketing Exam at ICDC evaluates students' knowledge of marketing principles, theories, and practices.

This is Stephens College's first appearance at the international conference. Five Stephens College students qualified at the state-level competition in February. Qualifying for the Collegiate DECA ICDC were Amelia Stevens, Kate Stevens, Olivia Wheeler, Olivia Zykan, and Melissa (Mel) Matinez.

The Collegiate DECA ICDC is a prestigious annual event organized by Collegiate DECA, an international student organization for college-level students studying marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. The event attracted over 1200 students from colleges and universities around the world.

Stephens College is proud of its students and congratulates them on their impressive achievements at the Collegiate DECA's International Career Development Conference. These accomplishments are a testament to the hard work, dedication, and expertise of the students and the faculty who have supported them. Stephens College is committed to providing its students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to succeed in their careers and positively impact their communities.

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