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Six students qualify for nationwide marketing conference

The five Golden Valley High School students trekking to Atlanta next month won’t have time to watch a Hawks game, walk around Centennial Olympic Park or visit the Civil War Museum.

They’ll be too busy competing against 15,000 other marketing students from all over North Americas.

Six members of the high school’s DECA team qualified to attend annual International Career Development Conference held April 26-29 in Atlanta. They earned these spots last weekend during the state DECA competition.

DECA is an association of high school and college students studying marketing.

Read the full story in Friday's Merced Sun-Star.