2017 State CTSO Results

Hawaii Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)

State Convention/Competition

February 23-24, 2017

Hawaii Convention Center

Maui High School’s CTE programs competed at the Annual 2017 CTSO  Hawaii Career and Technical Student Organization Convention held on February 23-24, 2017 at the Hawaii Convention Center, Oahu.

Career and Technical Education (formerly vocational-technical education) is a distinct and integral component of a quality education system.  

CTE programs are designed to address the complexity of technology and the dynamics of life and work in a complex world.  Students must master curricula featuring basic scientific principles, mathematical concepts, communication skills, and other foundational essentials upon which life and work are based.  

Students who qualify for National Competition will represent the State of Hawaii within their respective categories during the months of April-July 2017.

The following students received special recognition in the following events and categories:

SKILLS USA (Champions at Work Connecting to Career Success)


1st Place     Carter Bell (11)

2nd Place    Mark Colobong (11)

Cabinet Making

1st Place     Mariella Torres (12)

2nd Place    Alyanna Pastrana (12)

Carter Bell and Alyanna Pastrana will be representing the State of Hawaii in Louisville, Kentucky in June

Teacher:  Julio Bayez


1st Place -Clarise Galapon

Job Interview

1st Place -Sydney Green

Job Skills Demonstration

3rd Place -Shaye Acopan

Promotional Bulletin Board

3rd Place -Renezel Lagran and Summer Montehermoso

Sydney Green and Clarise Galapon qualified for National Competition and will be representing the State of Hawaii  in Louisville, Kentucky in June.

Teachers:  Rondy Arquero, Leilani Abafo and Chris Perry

FCCLA  (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America)

Gold Medal                          Selestina Malafu Promote & Publicize FCCLA

Silver Medal                 Jayven Jacalne-Bonilla Culinary Arts

Silver Medal                        Milmar Villanueva     Culinary Arts

Bronze Medal            Gina Apuna-Boyd     Culinary Arts

Selestina Malafu qualified for National Competition in Nashville, Tennessee in July.

Teacher: Joanne Kong

DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)


Business Services

Evelyn Del Valle - Medallion, Customer Relations (Event A), FINALIST, 1ST PLACE OVERALL

Marketing Communications

Dahnielle Cabacungan - Medallion, Marketing Information Management (Event A)

Justin Yago - Medallions, Marketing Information Management (Event A) AND Selling (Event B)

Quick Serve Restaurant Management

Tony Lazo - Medallion, Market Planning (Event A), FINALIST

Chester Pias - Medallion, Marketing Planning (Event A), FINALIST, 2ND PLACE OVERALL

Retail Merchandising

Trisha-Jane Jacalne - Medallion, Channel Management (Event A)


Sports and Entertainment Marketing

Janel Noreen Teneza and Lino Yoshikawa - Medallion, Marketing, FINALISTS

Financial Services

Czhara Saclayan and Courtney Tabujara - Medallion, FINALISTS

Travel and Tourism Marketing

Kylie Amber Buere and Yvonne Kate Fulgencio - Medallion

Evelyn Del Valle and Chester Pias qualified for national competition and will represent the State of Hawaii in Anaheim, CA at the end of April.

Maui High DECA has also won Hawaii's Best DECA Chapter for the fourth straight year.

Teachers:  Glenn Prieto and Lori Sanada

HOSA (Future Health Professionals)

Gold Winners include:

BlessieMae Paguirigan - Nutrition-1st Place

Son Phan - Pathophysiology-1st Place

Ariane Alejo - Transcultural Health Care-1st Place

JoeBelle Daludado - Medical Reading-1st Place

Jaymar Quedding - Medical Terminology-1st Place

Silver Winners include:

Jolene Mae Pascua - Community Awareness-2nd Place

Kateleen Lamog - Community Awareness-2nd Place

Shmily Versola - Health Education-2nd Place

Taysia Aspili - Health Education-2nd Place

Cheyenne Kamea Magno - Health Education-2nd Place

Bronze Winners include:

Sheena Garo - Health Career Display-3rd Place

Jamaica Aquino - Health Career Display-3rd Place

Kaitlyn Takeno - Medical Math-3rd Place

All participants in HOSA are eligible to attend the HOSA International Leadership Conference, Orlando, Florida in June.

Teachers:  Joshua Roar, Bob Steele and Lupe Anitema

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