April 28, 2023

California DECA Top 20 Finalists at ICDC

Author: California DECA

Hi California DECA! We are so proud of your hard work and dedication this year! 1 in 4 of our competitors finalized in their events at this year’s International Career Development Conference! It was so exciting seeing you all challenge yourself and Get the Edge! 

Team Decision Making Events

  • Enduri and Vazirani (Lynbrook High School) – BTDM
  • Lakshamanan and Medina (Irvington High School) – ETDM
  • Gnanasundar and Paruchuri (Dublin High School) – ETDM
  • Emilee and Mitnick (The Harker School) – ETDM
  • Bae and Li (Monta Vista High School) – FTDM
  • Bhagatwala and Shah (Monta Vista High School) – HTDM
  • Liu and Thota (Washington High School) – HTDM
  • Katyal and Saxena (Mission San Jose High School) – MTDM
  • Chen and Shao (Amador Valley High School)- TTDM
  • Lim and Shen (Monta Vista High School) – TTDM
  • Leung and Sharma (Dublin High School) – TTDM

Written Events

  • Battula, Kim, and Namburu (Mountain House High School) – FOR
  • Ghai, Gupta, and Seerla (Irvington High School) – HTOR
  • Bandopadhyay, Bhatia, Kartik (Lynbrook High School) – SEOR
  • Hegde and Kapoor (Mission San Jose High School) – EBG
  • Gupta, Ravi, Yu (The Harker School) – EFB
  • Blennemann, Chung and Gao (The Harker School) – IBP

Project Management

  • Baig and Goli (Martin Luther King High School) – PMBS 
  • Garg and Vajragiri (Irvington High School) – PMBS
  • Li (Foothill High School) – PMCA
  • Luo and Qian (Mission San Jose High School) – PMFL
  • Latif, Ragu, and Sriram (Foothill High School) – PMSP

Virtual Events

  • Gorantla, Kale, Patra (Adrian Wilcox High School) – SMG
  • Raja, Saggeri, Saraiya (Adrian Wilcox High School) – SMG
  • Lin, Ramjahn, Telang (Monta Vista High School) – SMG

Professional Selling and Consulting Events

  • Tanvi Sivakumar (The Harker School) – FCE
  • Maya Sriram (BASIS Independent Silicon Valley) – HTPS
  • Sonia Swamy (Monta Vista High School) – HTPS
  • Arianna Hsu (Carlmont High School) – PSE
  • Timothy Schoonover (Quarry Lane High School)- PSE

Integrated Marketing Campaign 

  • Hu and Koya (Mission San Jose High School) – IMCE
  • Hannah Kim (Henry M Gunn High School) – IMCE
  • Wang (Mission San Jose High School) – IMCP
  • Lee, Merchia, Wang (The Harker School) – IMCS
  • Ho, Kulshreshtha, Xu (Monta Vista High School) – IMCS

Individual Series 

  • Ritika Surana (Irvington High School) – ACT
  • Matthew Kim (North Hollywood High School) – ACT
  • Alyssa Nguyen – (Torrey Pines High School) AAM
  • Rushil Sahai (Foothill High School) – ASM
  • Saahira Dayal (The Harker School)- ASM
  • Christopher Sun (Monta Vista High School) – BFS 
  • Milad Rasoli (Carlmont High School)- BFS
  • Amy Jiayang Qin (Sage Hill High School) – ENT
  • Anushka Patel (Irvington High School) – FMS
  • Divya Balaji (Lynbrook High School) – FMS
  • Kacie Hu (Amador Valley High School) – HLM
  • Pooja Prabakran (BASIS Independent Silicon Valley) – HRM
  • Anvi Vasa (Foothill High School) – MCS
  • Rishvik Ravi (Monta Vista High School) – QSRM
  • Maggie Yang (Monta Vista High School) – QSRM
  • Tobi Nwodo (Valley Christain High School) – QSRM
  • Natalie Chen (Milpitas High School)- RFSM
  • Ridhima Motewar (Quarry Lane High School) – RMS
  • Shivank Dhamija (Monta Vista High School) – RMS
  • Isabel Dong (Foothill High School) – SEM
  • Neal Jain (Foothill High School) – SEM
  • Bhavya Mehta (Washington High School) – PBM
  • Ritika Rawat (Carlmont High School) – PFN
  • Parth Dama (Lynbrook High School) – PFN
  • Diane Shih (Adrian Wilcox High School) – PFL

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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