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Siblings team up for special camp
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Ashley Franken, right, hugs brother Joey at the family’s home. The two South Forsyth High students have teamed up to raise money for Camp Southern Ground, set to open in 2013 and cater to students with various special needs. - photo by Autumn Vetter
While many teenagers may spend a lot of time arguing with their younger siblings, Ashley Franken has more important things to do with her brother.South Forsyth High students Ashley, a senior, and Joey, a freshman, have spent nearly a year working together on a special project. The two, along with fellow student Wes Brown, were scheduled to spend this weekend presenting the project at state-level DECA competition in downtown Atlanta.DECA is a marketing club for students, and South Forsyth High has the largest DECA chapter in the world. Ashley Franken placed in the top 30 of 100 teams at DECA’s international competition last school year.