2017-2018 IMPACT Program Winners Announced

The 2017-2018 IMPACT Program awards were presented at the Chartered Association Officer luncheon in Atlanta at #DECAICDC!

This year, we saw the highest participation in the IMPACT Program with 55 submissions– an increase of 41% from the previous year! Congratulations to the following 21 Chartered Association Officer teams for submitting entries to showcase the impact they had in their respective associations: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

There were some outstanding submissions that reflected a lot of hard work and dedication, so be sure to see all of the submissions!

The IMPACT Program has 5 categories for recognition: Advocacy, Community Outreach, DECA Month/Global Entrepreneurship Week, Membership and Partner/Sponsor Outreach.

Below are the associations who received the Greatest IMPACT Award in each category along with the link to their winning submission.

Advocacy- Virginia


Community Outreach- Washington


DECA Month/Global Entrepreneurship Week- Ohio


Membership- Wisconsin


Partner/Sponsor Outreach- Wisconsin


The Diamond Award, which is awarded to the region who had the greatest overall impact, went to the Central Region!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s IMPACT Program. Each and every Chartered Association Officer team did amazing things within their associations this year and we are so proud of you all. A special thank you goes out to the members of the President Council who donated their time to evaluate the submissions!

Jaron May served as 2017-2018 DECA Inc. Executive President. Continue to follow Jaron on Twitter @DECA_Jaron to see the incredible things he will continue to do! 

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