Gwinnett Tech Students Take Top Honors at State Business & Marketing Competition
Ten students earn first and second place awards
Ten Gwinnett Technical College students packed a one-two punch at this
year’s Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX) state conference – all placing either
first or second in their competition category.
Delta Epsilon Chi is an international organization for college students
preparing for a variety of careers and fosters development through
several avenues including annual skills competitions, networking with
industry leaders and leadership training.
Led by faculty advisor Perry Hidalgo, program director for Gwinnett
Tech’s Marketing Management and Sport & Recreation Management
programs, five students took first place and five students placed
second at the conference.
Taking home state honors for Gwinnett Tech were:
- Patrick Klug and J.J.
place team in Sports and Entertainment Marketing
- Alicia Ellis: First
presentation for Sales Representative
- Bolt Ronpin: First
Merchandising and Marketing
- Jessica Deresch:
place case study
in Sales Manager Meeting
- Austin Bond: Second
case study in
E-commerce Decision Making
- Cassy Schnautz and Meagan
Second place prepared presentation team for Advertising Campaign
- Enes Pathovic
Second place case study team in International Marketing
The five students who took first place qualified to advance to the
International DEX conference to be held April 22-25 in Anaheim, Ca.
Klug, Farina and Bond are Sport and Recreation Management students at
Gwinnett Tech, while the other seven students are enrolled in the
Marketing Management program. Gwinnett Tech offers both associate
degree and diploma programs in Marketing Management and in Sport and
Recreation Management, as well as certificate options for sport
management, recreation management and marketing specialist.
DEX offers students an opportunity to learn leadership skills, network
with peers and business leaders, and experience competition, getting
them ready for the world of professional development.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate
program options. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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