Awards and Commendations

2022/2023

emerging leaders business competition

Congratulations to the following students who competed in the 20th Annual Emerging Leaders Business Competition on November 30, 2022 at St. Joseph's University.  HS East had 5 students place in their competitive event.  There were a total of 14 Long Island high schools with over 300 students competing.

 

This competition challenges high school students to think beyond the scope of the classroom and gives them the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and capabilities in a business environment.  Students will use their understanding of business to address given tasks and current issues in their category of choice.

 

1st Place

Jake Bornstein and Ben Stern (Sports Marketing)

 

3rd Place

Ellina Koo and Prabani Singh (Retail Marketing)

 

3rd Place

Drew Tannenbaum (Job Interview)

 

2021/2022

 

2022 NYS Economic Challenge

Congratulations to the following students who competed in the NYS Economic Challenge in May 2022 and came in 1st Place in the state for their division last month.

 

David Ricardo Division

Hamza Masood

Mia Bordwin

Jake Bornstein

Dylan Rosenberg

 

Adam Smith Division

Amir Estejab

Jake Swersky

Chase Keskinyan

Matt Pell

 

This is the premier economics competition in our state for high school students, testing micro and macroeconomic principles as well as knowledge of international economics and current events.  Our two teams advanced to compete against other states in the Council for Economic Education's National Economics Challenge and competed earlier this month.

 

 

2022 DECA NY STATE COMPETITION

The Hills East DECA Team once again had a fantastic showing at the DECA NY State Competition. Students competed against all schools in NY State in a variety of business categories.

 

The team had 3 International Competition Qualifiers, and 10 Top 10 overall medal winners.

Congratulations to all winners listed below. Good luck at Internationals in Atlanta, GA in April!

 
International Qualifiers
Julia Garelick 3rd Place in NYS - Restaurant Management/Marketing
Jack Zaremsky & Dylan Rosenberg 1st Place in NYS - Sports Marketing Team
 
Top 10 Overall Medal Winners
Ethan Cohen
Allison Gelman
Jack Gidseg
Lev Glushkovskii
Charli Jassey
Becca Lupion
Lily Nussbaum
Jake Swersky
Shayna Swersky

Drew Tannenbaum

 

 

2022 FBLA REGIONAL COMPETITION

The following HSE students competed against other Suffolk County schools in various business topics ranging in either an in-person role play event or a written test. These students qualify to represent Hills East at the State Conference in April!

 

1st Place

Noah Berlin (Public Speaking 2)
Ryan Lashin (Basic Decision Making Role Play)
Logan Zipper (Accounting Test)
Chase Keskinyan (Economics Test)
Amir Estejab (Personal Finance Test)
Dylan Rosenberg (Sports & Entertainment MGT Test)

 

2nd Place

Mia Bordwin (Public Speaking 1)
Maleeha Vij (Personal Finance Test)

 

3rd Place

Matt Pell (Economics Test)

 

 

SUFFOLK COUNTY 2021 DECA REGIONAL BUSINESS COMPETITION

 

HSE Winners

The Hills East DECA Business Team once again shined at the DECA Suffolk County Regional Competition. This year's competition was once again virtual, and was extremely competitive, as only the Top 7 to 10 winners qualified in many categories that had upwards of 40 to 50 people in them.

 

The team had 23 state qualifiers, many of whom finished in the Top 3 in their categories. All of the winners will compete at the NY DECA State Competition in March. This, more than any other year, is really an amazing accomplishment! Congratulations to all winners listed below.

 

DECA NY State Qualifiers

2nd Place Winners

Mia Bordwin

Jack Gidseg

Lev Glushkovskii

Dylan Rosenberg

Ava Sobel

Jake Swersky

Shayna Swersky

Jack Zaremsky

 

3rd Place Winners

Alison Gelman

Sam Gerstman

Jake Maneri

Drew Tannenbaum

 

4th Place Winner

Becca Lupion

 

Placed in Category

Alec Abrams

Ethan Cohen

Sophie Elkin

Julia Garelick

Jessica Gelman

Luke Gottlieb

Charli Jassey

Cole Manus

Lily Nussbaum

Cody Tannenbaum

 

19th annual emerging leaders competition

The Huntington Chamber of Commerce had their 19th Annual Emerging Leaders Competition that took place virtually on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021.


This competition challenges high school students to think beyond the scope of the classroom and gives them the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and capabilities in a business environment. Students use their understanding of business to address given tasks and current issues in their category of choice. The prompts are based on real businesses and those business owners often judge the competition. Congratulations to all winners listed below.

 

1st Place: Skyler Turner (Sports Marketing)

2nd Place: Jake Swersky & Matt Pell (Entertainment Marketing)

3rd Place: Mia Bordwin (Tourism)

3rd Place: Sydney Harris & Brianna Plaisance (Entrepreneurship)