Appleton East DECA Tips on Staying Connected

Emilei Klapka │ Appleton East Networking and Communicating - DECA Tips Appleton East DECA prides itself on staying connected as a community. Without our members, it is no secret that our chapter would not be as successful as we are today. Members, parents, and the officer team play a key role in the continued success of the chapter and forming of our multiple business partnerships. With the continued dedication from all three of these sources, our network has grown as big and strong as it ...

DeForest DECA Builds Strong Officer Team

Emily Chermak │ DeForest DECA │President   Chapter Officer Bonding Entering the 2017-2018 school year DeForest DECA only had one returning chapter officer. This meant that this year our team would be full of people who were new to the DECA officer role as well as each other. Now half way done with the year, and working as one of the closest officer teams DeForest has ever seen, we found that there were three important elements that helped us get to where we are now.   ...

Rhinelander DECA Prepares for Competitive Excellence

Abigail Krueger │Rhinelander DECA │ Vice President of Community Service Competition Tips from Rhinelander DECA For the past two months, Rhinelander DECA has been taking many proactive steps in preparing for the upcoming competition season. Keeping a keen focus on competitive excellence is key to any DECA chapters success, and Rhinelander DECA has found the best method of achieving that goal is hosting regular study sessions. In order to encourage members to prepare for competition an ...

Oregon DECA Chapter Team Building & Leadership Experience

Anna Michalski │ Oregon DECA │ VP of Professional Development   Oregon DECA - Chapter Highlight This December, the Oregon High School DECA chapter participated in an event new to our chapter this year- a bonding retreat to Camp Gray. Located in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, Camp Gray is a traditional summer camp that also runs year-round team-building and leadership retreats. Camp Gray offered a variety of activities and a fully trained leadership staff, perfect for the type of event Oreg ...

Arrowhead DECA Recruits Members for Competition

Emily Chu │ Arrowhead DECA Arrowhead DECA Recruiting for Competition Arrowhead DECA has been focusing on recruiting more chapter members to compete in districts. Our underclassmen participation has been low in the past years, so this year we really concentrated on filling those principles events. Prior to the competition, our advisor advertised districts to his marketing classes. He created a system in which kids could earn extra credit points if they decided to compete, with more extra ...

Wilmot DECA – Helping Your Chapter Prepare for Competition

Lauren Christensen │ Wilmot DECA │ Chapter President   Helping Your Chapter Prepare for Competition Competition season can be the best part of being in DECA, you have the opportunity to travel and network with people from all around the United States while honing in on your own skills for your competition. But during this busy time, it can be easy to focus more on your own success. As a leader in your chapter, it can be difficult to help everyone reach success, but focusing on a se ...

Arrowhead DECA Creates Awareness Strategies for Community Service Events

Abby Fickel│Arrowhead DECA   Raising Awareness for Community Service Events   One of the most crucial things in planning a community service event is raising awareness about the event. Even if you plan an incredible event, you cannot be successful without participants. There are countless ways to market community service events, although some are more successful than others. Arrowhead DECA used many different strategies during our preparation for Hawkfest, a huge, communi ...

DeForest DECA’s Guide to Planning a Haunted House

Emily Chermak │DeForest DECA │President DeForest DECA’s Haunted House for MDA   This year marked the third annual DeForest DECA Haunted House for MDA, and we are proud to say that it was a bigger success than ever before! Planning for this large event starts during the summer months.The leadership of DeForest DECA gets together to lay out a list of potential themes, sponsors, and potential changes. We find it very helpful to establish a committee of members who are dedic ...

Sun Prairie DECA Shares Their DECA Month Experience

Abhinav Janamanchi │ Sun Prairie DECA │Vice President of Public Relations    DECA Month - Sun Prairie DECA Style   Sun Prairie DECA has had a blast this November participating in #DECAMonth activities like community service, entrepreneurship week, the DECA Idea Challenge, and much, much more! As we develop as a chapter, new traditions and ideas are always being born. Here I’ll share some SP DECA November Norms to inspire and assist your chapter to do more and truly be ...

DC Everest Junior DECA is Learning to DECA!

Alyssa Peterson│DC Everest Learning to DECA! At DC Everest, our Junior DECA chapter has been busy the last month. With competition season approaching, our 9th grade members have been learning how to DECA for the past month. Through prep sessions, early in the morning before school starts, our Junior members have been learning the skills needed to role play, all way from what a role play is to what performance indicators are. Our 9th graders are eager to put their new found skills to the test ...

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