Honorees are Julian Vargas, hospitality and tourism; Matthew Silva, restaurant management; and Devin Miller, accounting. They are the students of Chad Pruitt and Roy Rost.
Additional competitors from LPHS include Abigail Cody, Damien Munguia, Josselyn DeLeon, Taqueria Trigg, Albert Quiroz, Sunshyne Hurtado and Eduardo Reyes Perez.
The state competition will be held Feb. 20, 21 and 22 in Dallas. Students will compete against all districts in Texas with a chance to advance to the international competition.
Photo: From left are Chad Pruitt, DECA advisor; Matthew Silva, 10th grade; Julian Vargas, 12th grade; Devin Miller, 11th grade; Chef Roy Rost, DECA advisor.