Two seniors at Ballinger High School will be advancing to the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif. April 25-29.

Two seniors at Ballinger High School will be advancing to the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif. April 25-29.

Jayden Hughes and Kaci O'Bryant in the Public Relations Project Event for DECA during the State Career and Development Conference in San Antonio, Feb. 23-25. Their topic focused on raising stroke awareness to their community and was titled "Knowing the Signs Can Save a Life."

The two placed second in the district contest held Jan. 19 in San Angelo. They placed first in the state competition.

Lisa Gibbs, sponsor and business teacher at Ballinger High School, applauded their efforts.

"Congratulations to Jayden Hughes and Kaci O"Bryant for advancing to the DECA International competition which will be in Anaheim, California in April," Gibbs said.

The DECA program was revived this year after being dormant for nine years.