November 6, 2020

California DECA Business Pitch Challenge Winners

Author: California DECA

We are excited to announce the winners of the California DECA Business Pitch Challenge Competition.  The Top Three will receive a trophy.  We will reach out to them individually to gather mailing information for those trophies.  We would also like to recognize and congratulate those placing in the Top Ten.

A big thank you to all of the students who participated in the Business Pitch Challenge.  Advisors have received individual team scores and judge feedback for all of the competitors from their chapter.

Top Three Winners

1st Place

Go Eco! – Nicolas Mejia, Nora Abu-Dayeh, & Talya Kass (Henry M. Gunn High School)

2nd Place

Oasis – Anjali Yella, Harshini Chaturvedula, & Jasmine Ishikawa (The Harker School)

3rd Place

Charge and Go – Rahul Rangaraaj (Mission San Jose High School)

Top Ten Winners

1stHenry M Gunn High SchoolGo Eco!Nicolas Mejia, Nora Abu-Dayeh, Talya Kass
2ndThe Harker SchoolOasisAnjali Yella, Harshini Chaturvedula, Jasmine Ishikawa
3rdMission San Jose High SchoolCharge and GoRahul Rangaraaj
4thFoothill High SchoolNomi: End Child Labor.Misha Jain
5thMission San Jose High SchoolBreakDaniel Yuan, Shenggang Liu
6thGranada Hills Charter High SchoolInletColleen Navasartian, Diego Dono Sifontes, Kit Zenga
7thMission San Jose High SchoolBlue Light ExtensionMegan Zhang, Steffi Zhou
8thValley Christian High SchoolVitaCaseAllene Yue, Jennifer Song
9thAdrian Wilcox High SchoolVibeAlexander Grindrod, Allen Loomis, Manish Mothi
10thFoothill High SchoolThe Athletic MedicbeltVanessa Gomez

About California DECA
California DECA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Career and Technical Student Organization, endorsed by the California Department of Education. With over 4,500 members in 59 schools throughout California, California DECA works to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in four fields of business: marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. For more information about California DECA, visit


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