2023 Regional Conference

Region 5 at EKU on January 27, 2023

Welcome to Region 5
Kentucky

DECA
 

Meet your Region 5
VP of Finance

Meet your Region 5
VP of Membership

Meet your Region 5 President

Meet your Region 5
VP of Public Relations

Meet your Region 5
VP of Communications

Meet your Region 5
VP of Civic Consciousness

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Max Yeast

Max is a Senior at Somerset High School in Pulaski County where he is a member of the Bass Fishing team, Solar Car team, Student Council, Y-Club, Academic Team, and National Honor Society.  He is a proud alumnus of the Governor's Scholar Program and plans on majoring in Aviation Management when he graduates. Max also intends on earning his Master of Business Administration and a PhD in Aviation Business Administration. He hopes to own his own airline in the future.  His goal for Kentucky DECA is to help better prepare every DECA student for a career in the business field.  He looks forward to a fun and exciting DECA experience this year! 

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Samantha Ledford

Samantha is a senior at Somerset High School where she is the Color Guard Captain for the Jumper Marching Band and President of NHS and Y-Club. She also participates in Student Council, National Beta Club, Superintendent’s Advisory Council, and Archery. She is an alumni of the Governor’s Scholars Program and the Hugh O’ Brian Youth Leadership Program. In the future she plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in both Political Science and Sociology. Samantha looks forward to making this the best year for DECA and increasing membership as much as possible. 

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Ryan Beam

Ryan is a Junior at Pulaski County High School where he is a member of the varsity Soccer team, FCA, Executive Council, Pep Club, and Beta Club. After high school he plans to attend college and obtain a business degree. His favorite aspect of DECA is the ability to meet amazing people from all over the nation. He’s beyond excited for another fantastic year in DECA! 

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Ana Muse

Ana is a junior at Pulaski County High School where she is a member of the Lady Maroons Varsity Basketball Team, President of BETA Club, an officer in her school's DECA and HOSA chapters, and serves on Pulaski’s Executive Council. After high school Ana plans to attend college to obtain a medical degree. She is excited to work with region 5 and help everyone “Get the Edge” with DECA this year!

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Jesse Zaragoza
Aiden Corder

Jesse is a Senior at Somerset High School in Pulaski County where he is a member of the Solar Car team, Y-Club, TSA, and the National Honor Society. After high school he plans on attending the University of Kentucky, majoring in mechanical engineering. With the combination of his engineering skills and his feel for business, Jesse plans on owning his own manufacturing business. His goal for Kentucky DECA is to push the club to new heights by setting a hardworking example for his peers to follow. Jesse looks forward to a fun and exciting DECA year!