Announcing the 2024 NPCF Social Impact Leader of Tomorrow Challenge Winners

Feb 22, 2024

DECA Inc. and the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) are excited to announce the winners of the 2024 Social Impact Leader of Tomorrow Challenge. The competition challenged members to demonstrate their creativity by producing the organization's next big cause marketing fundraising campaign idea.

Each of the top three winning teams will be recognized on stage during the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, CA this April. The teams will also be awarded ICDC travel stipends. Congratulations to the following DECA members:

1st Place

Rebels for a Cure | Emma Ding, Yujin Wu, Julia Xu and Chloe Yim: Great Neck South High School, NY - Receiving $2,000

2nd Place

Happy Hearts | Tanvi Kesavaprasad, Josie Hsieh, Amanda Lai and Jessica Li: Irvington High School, CA - Receiving $1,000

3rd Place

Kind Karma | Arnav Senapathi, Rahul Singh, Jasraj Raval and Saheb Triguni: Lebanon Trail High School, TX - Receiving $1,000

Honorable Mention

Pacifica Christian High School, CA - Receiving $1,000

Thank you to the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation for sponsoring the challenge!


Christy Rutherford
Education Manager

Christy Rutherford is DECA's education manager. She enhances and manages an educational framework for DECA’s comprehensive learning program ensuring that all student programs are aligned to National Curriculum Standards. Christy also leads the advisor professional learning series and programs to support local chapter advisors.

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