Tristan Croteau '20 inducted into the 100 High School Students America Needs to Know About

Tristan Croteau, a student at Detroit Catholic Central High School, was inducted into the  100 High School Students America Needs to Know About. ™ He was chosen out of thousands of students.
Tristan is an excellent student and has been an outstanding leader in his senior year.  He is a three-year member of DECA, an international business and marketing organization and is the current president of his high school chapter.  He has competed in numerous events over the years, earning a district champion award in the Marketing and Management Team Decision Making event, a state finalist in same event and in 2020, earned a State Championship award. 
Tristan was also selected to participate in Elevate Leadership Conference at the DECA International Conference in Orlando, FL and the DECA Ultimate Power Trip in Washington D.C. where he participated in workshops to develop financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy.  Tristan also led CC’s DECA chapter in the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) of Michigan Fundraising challenge, which collected over $18,000.  Last year, Tristan was selected by Northwood University as the High School Junior Business Student of the Year.
Along with his interest in business, Tristan has interest in studying International Affairs and National Security in college.  In January 2020, he was awarded a citation by the Veterans of Foreign Wars for his Voice of Democracy audio speech, which focused on how our nation responded to 9/11 and how it has influenced his career interests.  Tristan is the president of his high school Shamrocks for Veterans chapter, which organizes events and activities in support and in recognition of America’s veterans.   He is also a volunteer at Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI.
Tristan is a three-year member of his high school’s National Honor Society Chapter and has achieved Gabriel Richard Honor Roll status for seven semesters.   
About 100 High School Students America Needs to Know About™
100 High School Students America Needs to Know About  is a national competition that showcases the next generation of forward-thinking entrepreneurs, student leaders, activists, radio hosts, designers and so much more! Some of these high school students have "beaten the odds" under difficult and extreme circumstances?   These students are making their mark in industries ranging from agriculture to the non-profit world. But most of all they are making a difference in their schools, communities and the lives of their peers. Workforce Career Readiness™ and our Founder & CEO, Dr. Corinthia Price, is thrilled to springboard them to the next level.
About Workforce Career Readiness™
Dr. Corinthia Price is the Founder & CEO of Workforce Career Readiness.  She is an award-winning recipient of the “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business, Diversity in Business Award” and was recognized by Tiffany Pham, Founder & CEO of Mogul, as one of the 2018 Honorees for the Top 1,000 Companies with the Strongest Female Leaders. Workforce Career Readiness is a leading organization that specializes in 21st Century College & Career Readiness, Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship Education.  For more information about Workforce Career Readiness visit
Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” is the motto of the Basilian Fathers and the sacred mission of Catholic Central High School. For more than ninety years, the graduates of Catholic Central have made a positive impact on their communities at a local, national, and global level.