We are excited to celebrate the achievements of our students who competed this week in the DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) State Competition.
Photo above: finalists Mikayla Almeida '22 and Colleene Kabaria '22
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Congratulations to our Finalists!
1st Place: Community Awareness Project
Colleene Kabaria '22
1st Place: Principles of Hospitality & Tourism
Navin Ramesh '24
2nd Place: Principles of Hospitality & Tourism
Ranjana Ramesh '23
3rd Place Business Solutions Project
Mikayla Almeida '22
They competed against the 70 top competitors from each district in the state and will now be competing at the International Career Development Conference in April!
Success at Districts
Twenty Central Catholic students qualified for the State Competition based on their performance in the DECA District 3 Conference in January.
The CCHS DECA Club excelled, earning nine top three finishes and four first place finishes in their respective categories!
DECA is moderated by Mr. Matthew Sansoucie '06 and Mr. Mark Svendsen.
Founded in 1949, DECA is an association of high school students and entrepreneurs with an interest in business in the fields of finance, marketing. business administration and hospitality management. Massachusetts DECA has chapters in over 90 high schools with over 7200 members.
Mission: DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Massachusetts DECA’s Objective is to support the development of marketing and management skills in career areas such as hospitality, finance, sales and service, business administration and entrepreneurship.
Congratulations to the students who participated, and thank you to Mr. Sansoucie and Mr. Svendsen for making it possible.