DECA Advocacy Campaign Participants Spread the Word
February was Career and Technical Education Month, and DECA chapters celebrated in big ways. Meetings with policy makers, presentations to middle school students and future members, letter writing campaigns to community leaders and resolutions and proclamations by local governments were all part of several chapters’ efforts to spread the word about DECA.
DECA chapters got creative and put together DECA promotional kits that included DECA Direct magazines, t-shirts, pins and pencils. Many of these were presented to local policy makers, administrators and professional members. No matter how your chapter celebrated CTE Month, we thank you for sharing your success stories with your local community and showing others the benefits that DECA provides to our emerging leaders.
The following chapters earned recognition in the DECA Advocacy Campaign for 2013:
- Alma High School (Alma, Ark.), Sherry Siler
- Queen Creek High School (Queen Creek, Ariz.), Maria Abrams
- Eureka High School (Eureka, Calif.), Marci Smith
- Coral Spring Chartered School (Coral Spring, Fla.), Mitchell Albert
- Winters Mill High School (Westminster, Md.), Matthew Fogle
- Garden City High School (Garden City, Mich.), Lynda Bommarito
- Colts Neck High School (Colts Neck, N.J.), Vince Tesi
- Desert Oasis High School (Las Vegas, Nev.), Tina Fulks
- Southwest Career & Technical Academy (Las Vegas, Nev.), Perry Annett
- Roslyn High School (Roslyn Heights, N.Y.), Sallykaye Kaufman
- Sherando High School (Stephens City, Va.), Jason Uhry
- Tabb High School (Yorktown, Va.), Christina Majka
- Appleton East DECA (Appleton, Wis.), Keegan O’Brien
- Monona Grove High School (Monona, Wis.), Josh Fassl
These chapters received a pennant, a special plaque from DECA’s Congressional Advisory Board and a letter of recognition sent to their school administrator or government officials.
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