DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant Winners

Congratulations to the following chapters who will receive the VBC – DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation.

The Foundation strives to increase the knowledge and skills of the hotel industry to high school students nationwide by providing much needed curriculum to schools and offering student scholarships who exhibit an interest in hospitality careers.

The Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) –  DECA Hotel Challenge aims to build awareness of career path opportunities in the hospitality industry. To accomplish this goal, The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation funded the development of the VBC – DECA Hotel Challenge, provides curriculum to 33 DECA chapters each year and student scholarships that remove barriers to participate at DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC).

Congratulations to the following schools:


  • Demopolis High School
  • Desert View High School
  • Mountain Range High School
  • Berlin High School
  • Hill Regional Career High School
  • Habersham Central High School
  • Leavenworth High School
  • Russell County High School
  • Bossier Parish School for Technology and Innovative Learning
  • The Church Academy in Baton Rouge
  • Taylor Truman High School
  • Austin High School
  • Camdenton High School
  • East Newton High School
  • Fort Zumwalt South
  • Nixa High School
  • Pasquotank County High School
  • Union City High School DECA
  • Amityville Memorial High
  • Jane Addams Business Careers Center
  • Latta High School
  • Harry S. Truman High School
  • Sheffield Career and Technology Center
  • Pecos High School
  • RL Turner High School
  • Sweetwater High School
  • John Handley High School
  • Meadowbrook High School
  • Tunstall High School
  • Warren County/Warren County High School
  • Clover Park High School
  • Heritage High School
  • Arrowhead High School

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