Julie Allen, Lindenwood University senior and St. Charles resident, recently placed second in the retail management competition of Delta Epsilon Chi’s (DECA) annual International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif.
She and two other students, Danny Zammit (St. Peters) and Chelsea Strand (Lake St. Louis), qualified to attend the conference during the business organization’s state competition in February.
Allen, who attended Francis Howell High School, is president of the Lindenwood University DECA chapter, which launched at the school earlier this year. She plans to graduate in December with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.
DECA is an extracurricular organization designed to prepare students for careers in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship. The group boasts more than 185,000 student members across the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Germany and Mexico.
For more information, please call Kristen Revis, admissions counselor and DECA chapter advisor, at 636-949-4338.