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DECA reflects on mock competition

DECA reflects on mock competition

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen

November 2, 2019

Junior Michael Boxley-Harmon said going to the University of Minnesota mock competition Oct. 25 gave DECA members a better understanding of official DECA competitions. “I think this helped the people who were new to DECA, and it was a refresher to the returning members of what the competition wa...

DECA dives into the world of sports management

DECA dives into the world of sports management

Maria Perez-Barriga and Jayde Claussen

October 23, 2019

Business teacher and co-adviser of DECA Abigail Lugo said the club is taking students to a Minnesota Timberwolves game to look at the business aspect of a sports team. “We are going to go see what it is like to run the Timberwolves games, but on the business side of it, so ( students) will get an in-d...

DECA set to attend mock competition

DECA set to attend mock competition

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen

October 3, 2019

Junior Rachel Stein said she is looking forward to the experience at the mock competition DECA was invited to at the University of Minnesota. “I think the (University of Minnesota) inviting DECA for the mock competition was really cool and I’m really excited that we got the opportunity,” Stein sa...

DECA closes out year

DECA closes out year

Amaia Barajas and Jenna Cook

May 16, 2019

Sophomore Rachel Stein, said her year was successful overall, even though it took her some time to figure out what aspect of DECA she was interested in. “I originally wanted to go into fashion marketing, but I decided to go with job demonstration and human resource,” Stein said. “I placed second...

DECA looks back on successful season

DECA looks back on successful season

Jenna Cook and Amaia Barajas

March 19, 2019

After State competitions for DECA, senior Anya Morrison said she was pleased with the outcome because she exceeded her personal goals for the season. “I would say it was a success because I never thought I could make it past the first round,” Morrison said. Sophomore Daniel Goldberg reflects on ...

DECA competes at District

DECA competes at District

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez-Barriga

February 12, 2019

Sophomore Rachel Stein said she competed for her second time this year at the DECA District Conference. “I did it last year, so I knew what I was doing better this year because last year I literally had no clue, and I was so confused,” Stein said. “This year I felt a little bit more confide...

DECA begins competition through examination

DECA begins competition through examination

Gabriel Kaplan, Maria Perez-Barriga, and Yonit Krebs

January 19, 2019

According to sophomore Koby Davis, DECA’s placement at it’s next competition is entirely dependent on the test club members took this week. “It was a 100-question multiple-choice test. You had 60 minutes to complete it,” Davis said. “It had a whole bunch of questions ranging from body lan...

DECA works with Family Partnership

DECA works with Family Partnership

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez Barriga

December 18, 2018

Senior Anthony David said a classmate of his, who is a DECA member, introduced him to the opportunity to sponsor a child’s holiday gift. “I was asked by one of the DECA participants if I was willing to sponsor a child,” David said. “I got a little sheet and on there were three things the...

DECA prepares to compete

DECA prepares to compete

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez Barriga

November 21, 2018

As DECA looks forward to upcoming competitions this winter, the club prepared by signing up its members for specific events, according to sophomore Grace Schultz. “So far we all signed up for events,” Schultz said. “For first-year people, most people are doing an interview and a hospitality and touri...

DECA attends Fall Leadership Conference

DECA attends Fall Leadership Conference

Yonit Krebs, Gabriel Kaplan, and Maria Perez Barriga

November 7, 2018

DECA’s Fall Leadership Conference began the night of Oct. 28 in downtown Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency, according to sophomore DECA member Rachel Stein. “It started Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and ended Monday at 12 p.m. so we slept at the (downtown) Hyatt (regency),” Stein said. According t...

DECA sells pizza to raise money

DECA sells pizza to raise money

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez Barriga

October 30, 2018

On a cold Sunday, sophomore DECA member Koby Davis said he went door-to-door pitching frozen pizzas to his neighbors for a DECA fundraiser. “We were instructed to sell twenty frozen pizzas in order to raise funding to lower the cost for conventions and other travel things that DECA needs,” Davis...

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