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     What is DECA?

    DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

     

    DECA Members Gain 21st Century Skills

    Through participation in DECA activities, 92% DECA members say they learned how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize a presentation and more about what businesses expect from employees, while gaining problem solving skills.

     

    DECA Members are Prepared to Become Leaders

    More than 90% of DECA members say their experience empowered them to be an effective leader and connected school to the real world. Nearly 80% of DECA members say DECA helped them recognize the benefit of community service.

     

    DECA Members are Motivated for the Future

    DECA members say their experience prepared them academically for college and career (88%), influenced their college plans (68%), influenced their career plans (75%) and influenced their interest in entrepreneurship and owning a business (61%).

    Competition

     

     What else would I do in DECA?
     
    DECA Power Trip in Washington, DC
    Power Trip
     
    DECA Tailgate
    Tailgate
     
    Produce the Mr. SFHS Pageant
    Mr, SFHS
     
    Community Service Projects 
    Magical Morning
    Field Trips-Inspire Headquarters, Home of Arbys 
    Inspire
    Field Trips-UGA, Terry College of Business & Grady, College of Journalism and Mass Communication 
    UGA Field Trip
     
    Contact a DECA Advisor for More Information
     
    Mrs. Urbanovitch Kurbanovitch@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Mrs. Christoffersen
    KChristoffersen@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Mrs. Shadburn
    CEShadburn@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Dr. Hutchinson 
    RHutchinson@forsyth.k12.ga.us
      South Forsyth DECA

     ***Second Largest DECA

    Chapter in the World***

    Want more information about DECA?
    CLICK HERE TO GO TO SFHSDECA.ORG FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFO!

     

      DECA Competition

     Congratulationans to Laiken Hackemer and Morgan Nale for Winning First Place at the 2018 DECA International Competition with thier Franchise Business Plan!

    First Place

    Morgan and Laiken Accepting their First Place Trophy

     

    2019 Region First Place Winners

    Region

    Sports Marketing-Hawks Challenge

     
    The Hawks sponsored a marketing challenge that we have been working on in class. They invited students to use their creativity and marketing knowledge to help sell out the Martin Luther King Day Game against the Miami Heat.  We are proud to announce after presenting to five Hawks Marketing Executives, our two student teams won first and third place in the state!
     
     
    Chandler Burnell and Payton Dishon (3rd place) and Christian O’Malley and John O’Connor (1st place)
     
     
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     Our 1st place team won unprecedented behind-the-scene access to the operations of a professional sports team by being awarded an entire day to shadow the Atlanta Hawks Executives.
     

    DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) 2019 Orlando 

    Disney Luau

    Luau  

    ICDC Manual Presentations

    ICDC

    ICDC  

    ICDC 2020 Nashville

    ICDC 2021 Anaheim

    ICDC 2022 Atlanta

    ICDC 2023 Orlando

     

     

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Last Modified on January 13, 2020