Several Lake Orion students placed high at the DECA marketing and sales skills State Competition this past weekend. Leading the Dragons was Allison Anker (pictured below), who placed second in the Business Services Marketing category, plus earned a coveted spot on DECA's State Executive Council for next school year. This included giving a speech to 4,000 people during the opening session. Nick Peters and Hailea Haddon won second place in the Sport Promotion Plan project category, while Sydney Hough took second in Hospitality Professional Selling. Erin McGraw grabbed second place in Principles of Hospitality and the combo of Nick Butterworth and Judy Cossio grabbed a medal in Travel and Tourism Marketing. Adviser Julia Dalrymple said she was proud of all the Lake Orion students who participated in the State Competition.