BHS DECA is a member of the International DECA organization (http://www.deca.org/). DECA is a club that allows students to develop their leadership and entrepreneur skills by studying and competing in business and technology relation competitions at the region, state, and international annual conferences. Students can join BHS DECA during the beginning of each school year if they are enrolled in business classes or CPE or STEM at BHS> Membership fee is $20. Annual competitions are in January, February, and April/May.
BHS DECA revels in a blue blaze
Baldwyn High School DECA students have made Bearcat history by all members receiving first place titles in their respective district competition divisions.
Eleven BHS DECA students traveled to the 2017 DECA District Conference in Tupelo last week on Wednesday. Each of the members had completed an online test for their competition division prior to attending the conference. At the conference, each member participated in his/her role playing competition event.
The following DECA members placed first place in each of their competition divisions: Ryder Osmundson and Zach Roberts – Business Law and Ethics Team Management Team Decision Making; Ingrid Osmundson and Westin Phillips – Financial Analysis Management Team Decision Making Event; Ashton Martin – Human Resources Management Series; Hannah Anglin and Ethan Carmichael – Marketing Management Team Decision Making; Shelby Maynor and Micah McKinney – Sports & Entertainment Marketing Management Team Decision Making; and Lexie Cooper and Noah Hancock – Travel & Tourism Marketing Management Team Decision Making.
“We are extremely proud of our DECA team members. This type of achievement by all members placing first shows what type of commitment and hard work our students really demonstrate and are capable of,” BHS DECA sponsor Joe Blassingame said.
All eleven of the DECA members will advance to that state level competition at the 2017 DECA State Conference in Jackson February 16-17.
BHS DECA advances to international competition
Congratulations to Westin Phillips and Ingrid Osmundson who are advancing to DECA Internationals in Anaheim, California as a Financial Services Team after placing 2nd at the DECA State Conference.
Sponsor: Joe Blassingame (firstname.lastname@example.org)