DECA Announces the 2023-2024 Membership Theme: Experience the Difference |  DECA Direct Online
     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%).



     What else would I do in DECA?
    DECA Power Trip in Washington, DC
    Power Trip
    DECA Tailgate
    DECA Prom Fashion Show
    Community Service Projects 
    Magical Morning
    Field Trips-Inspire Headquarters, Home of Arbys 
    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. Heath
    Dr. Hutchinson 
    South Forsyth DECA

     ***SFHS DECA is the Largest DECA

    Chapter in the World***

    DECA Scholarships
    Congratulations to our 2022 and 2023 scholarship winners!
    The Murphy Family Foundation Scholarship:
    Murphy Scholarship Winners
    Thank you to the Murphy Family for your generous donations each year. The Murphy Family Foundation Scholarship is an annual scholarship fund of $10,000 that is funded to chosen DECA students. 
    DECA Competition

    DECA International Career Development Conference (2023) 

     DECA State Career Development Conference (2022) 

    group pic state

    Manual Presentations


    manual pic


    Future ICDC Dates:

    -2024: Anaheim

    -2025: Orlando

    -2026: Atlanta

    -2027: Anaheim  

    -2028: Orlando

    You can join DECA on School Pay today!