Several Hays High School DECA students competed in the state career development conference earlier this month in Overland Park.

Those receiving first and second place qualified for the International Career Development Conference on April 25 to 29 in Orlando.

Those competing and their results are:

First place -- Madison Prough, Kacie Brous and Audra Schmeidler, hospitality and tourism operations research.

First place -- Emily Prine and Sylina Zhang, international business plan.

First place -- Jenna Luebbers, sports and entertainment promotion plan.

First place -- Rylie Rowland, Allyson Flax and Trystan Knapp, community service project.

First place -- Ethan Waddell and Summer Smith, creative marketing project.

First place -- Amber Klaus and Kristyn Hodny, entrepreneurship promotion project.

First place -- Brooke Forinash, Tessa Stickel and Albany Schaffer, financial literacy project.

Second place -- Brooks Barber, Payton Ruder and Kayla Hitchcock, international business plan.

Second place -- Elissa Jensen, entrepreneurship participating, independent.

Fourth place -- Hayden Kreutzer and Jake Bieker, entrepreneurship innovation plan.