Awards and Commendations

fbla business state leadership conference

March 26th - April 7th 10 HSE students competed in their first ever virtual FBLA NY State Leadership Conference with the culmination of the awards ceremony on Friday April 9th. Several students placed top in their categories and qualified to move on to the National Competition later this year. Congratulations to all winners listed below.


1st Place - Dylan Rosenberg (Hospitality & Event MGT)

1st Place - Dylan Rosenberg (Introduction to Business)

1st Place - Chase Keskinyan (Business Calculations)

2nd Place - Jordan Katz (Banking & Financial Systems)

2nd Place - Maleeha Vij (Marketing Team Event)

2nd Place - Skyler Turner (Marketing Team Event)

2nd Place - Skyler Turner (Advertising)

2nd Place - Amir Estejab - (Business Calculations)


2021 DECA NY STATE COMPETITION

The Hills East DECA Business Team had a great showing at the (Virtual) DECA NY State Competition. The team had 20 students participate this year and had ten medal winners. In addition, two students qualified for the DECA International Competition in May, who will compete against DECA members from across the globe. Congratulations to all winners listed below.


DECA ICDC International Competition Qualifiers

Lev Glushkovskii - 2nd Place in NY - Business Services Marketing

Jake Swersky - 2nd Place in NY - Marketing Communications


Top 10 Medal Winners in NY State

Preet Anand

Sophie Elkin

Gayathri Ganesan

Julia Garelick

Allison Gelman

Jessica Gelman

Jordan Heyman

Jack Zaremsky


2021 FBLA REGIONAL COMPETITION

February 4, 2021 was HS East's first-ever virtual FBLA Regional Competition. 19 students competed in various business topics either in the form of a written exam or in a role-play/public speaking event. In total HSE walked away with 10 awards!


Congratulations to the following students for doing an outstanding job!


1st Place

Mia Bordwin (Public Speaking)

Jordan Katz (Banking & Financial Systems)

Dylan Rosenberg (Hospitality Management)

Maleeha Vij (Marketing)


2nd Place

Skyler Turner (Impromptu Public Speaking)

Zach Weiss (Accounting)

Drew Miller (Personal Finance)

Jake Bornstein (Sports & Entertainment Marketing)


3rd Place

Amir Estejab (Business Calculations)

Skyler Turner (Marketing)


SUFFOLK COUNTY 2020 DECA REGIONAL BUSINESS COMPETITION

HSE Winners

Congratulations to the students listed below for an exceptional showing in the 2020 DECA Regional Business Competition! The team had 32 winners that qualified for the NY State Competition and 9 Honorable Mention winners. Many of the winners finished in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place as well. The competition this year was virtual. Students competed with all Suffolk County High Schools in a variety of business topics. All 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Placed In Category winners will have the opportunity to take part in the New York State competition in March.


1st Place Winners

Jordan Katz - Business Finance Series Event

Adam Nathan - Hospitality Services Team Decision Making

Ryan Steinberg - Hospitality Services Team Decision Making

Victoria Tong - Marketing Communications Series

Jordan Heyman - Principles of Business Management and Administration


2nd Place Winners

Ethan Breakstone - Accounting Applications Series


3rd Place Winners

Jake Swersky - Marketing Communications Series


Placed in Category

Sammy Gerstman, Jake Maneri, Allison Gelman, Julia Garelick, Ryan Koval, Alex Zeh, Sydney Homler, Mia Bordwan, Ava Sobel, Sophie Elkin, Isabella Fraum, Jessica Gelman, Justin Adler, Aden Cohen, Preet Anand, Lev Glushkovskii, Benjamin Brett, Brandon Sivin, Joshua DeCicco, Gayathri Ganesan, Dylan Rosenberg, Jack Zaremsky, Skyler Turner, Max Rallo, Benjamin Lee


Honorable Mention

Jase Nadboy, Sam Zaret, Angel Vasquez, Drew Tannenbaum, Alec Abrams, Ethan Cohen, Ethan Blansky, Shruthika Senthilkumar, Sammy Sekler


HSW Winners

Congratulations to the students listed below for an exceptional showing in the 2020 DECA Regional Business Competition! Fifty students participated in the regional competition with 34 receiving recognition in their category. All 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Placed In Category winners will have the opportunity to take part in the New York State competition in March.


1st Place Winners

Julia Bloomstein - Apparel & Accessories Marketing

Harrison Zoccoli - Principles of Finance

Ryan Bonocore - Principles of Hospitality and Tourism


2nd Place Winners

Caroline Stanzione - Principles of Marketing


3rd Place Winners

Team - Aryan Patel & Ethan Robertson - Sports and Entertainment Marketing


Placed In Category

Diana Finchum, Dimitri Dimitrakis, Roya Barakzai, Brooke Pase, Matthew Amendola, Kenny Andrew, Michelle Gomez, Jenny Zhang, Anushka Pandya, Andrew Rosenthal, Christian DiGangi, John Tevez, Gio Reyes, Mia Nathenas, Julia D'Alessandro, Joshua Krinick, Haleigh Gildin, Nicolette Reale, Kevin Stauder, Ross Vishnick


Honorable Mention

Luke Guttman, Aman Khanna, Aaron Rubin, Julian Cottone, Michael Lombardo, Daniel Zabbia, Mario Jean-Baptiste, Aliajah Allen