Kelso High also brought home some award hardware from this week’s national DECA Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Kelso placed in the top 10 in the nation for its Chapter Awards presentation. Kelso also received a Gold Award for their Student Store presentation. There was also a national contest for raising money for the Ronald McDonald House; Washington was the number one state in that effort, and Kelso High School was number one in the state in that effort. More than 15,000 students from across the country and several foreign countries took part in this week’s national DECA conference.