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Neuqua DECA attends Illinois DECA Career Development Conference

Rosemont, IL – Members of the Neuqua Valley chapter of Illinois DECA joined 1800 high school business, finance, hospitality and marketing students at the annual association career development conference held February 29 – March 2 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL. The students listed received recognition of individual ability and achievement at the association level. The starred students will advance to international level competition at the DECA International Career Development Conference that will be held April 27-30, 2024, in Anaheim, CA. As an integral part of the classroom curriculum, DECA’s industry-validated competitive events are aligned with the National Curriculum Standards in the career clusters of marketing, business management and administration, finance, and hospitality and tourism. DECA’s competitive events directly contribute to every student being college and career-ready when they graduate from high school. Hundreds of business professionals evaluated the members’ performance in the format of role-plays, case studies and prepared presentations.

About DECA Inc. - DECA is a career and technical student organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs with a career interest in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning, connect to business and promote competition. DECA student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. DECA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with nearly 260,000 members in 4,000 high school and college chapters in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Germany.

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Beth Knuth