UW Bothell Students Recognized at International DEC Competition

Monday, June 22, 2009
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 -

BOTHELL, Wash. - Students in the University of Washington Bothell's Delta Epsilon Chi (DEC) recently placed at the international DEC conference.

In total, 17 students qualified for the international competition with seven taking top honors. Congratulations to the following:

Students Brianna Crist, Benjamin Skredsvig, Kiley Simmons, Alok Mistry, Danny McGuire, Karan Chainani, Brianna Thompson, Patrick Farrar, Brice Hamack, and Kendra Porter also participated and are recognized for their efforts.  Professors Pete Nye and Rosemary Hall are to be noted for their leadership and for working with the students throughout the year to prepare for competition.

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About Delta Epsilon Chi: Delta Epsilon Chi an international organization for college students preparing for a variety of careers. DEC programs engage students from a variety of educational disciplines, while maintaining a strong focus on business-related areas such as marketing, management and entrepreneurship. Activities promoted by DEC integrate with and enhance the student's college curriculum.

Students participate in DEC programs through local college and university chapters. Local chapters may also receive support through their state, territory or province. DEC is currently active throughout the U.S., its territories and Canada. More than 13,000 students from 200 campuses currently participate in the organization.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell was founded in 1990 to serve King and Snohomish counties and north Puget Sound area students seeking bachelor's and master's degrees. UW Bothell offers degree programs in applied computing, business, nursing, education, computing and software systems, interdisciplinary arts and sciences, cultural studies, and policy studies.