Congratulations to the DECA Ethical Leadership Challenge 2023-2024 Winners

Jan 16, 2024

Congratulations to the winning teams in the Ethical Leadership Challenge for 2023-2024!

Hosted by DECA, in partnership with MBA Research and with support from the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative High School Program, members were challenged to develop a 60-second or less public service announcement (PSA) video describing the nature of ethics.

1. #UpholdTheStandard-Integrity PSA by Rithul Bhat, Krish Khilnani and Roshan Vinnakota from Round Rock High School, TX - $2,500

2. Open the Door to Integrity by Kaushik Appalanani, Ram Charan Petluri, Ved Modak and Bhargava Gadagottu from Cox Mill High School, NC - $1,500

3. In the Game of Respect, Everyone Wins! by Christian Santana and Peter Ivanov from MacArthur High School, TX - $1,000

4. Integrity: One Purse, Two Homeless Men by Bhuvana Lingineni, Radhika Singh, Harshal Dhaduk and Pranav Subramanian from Rouse High School, TX - $750

5. Rise for Respect #Rise4Respect by Sanjana Tamma, Siya Panara, Avani Patel and Harini Alluri from Mallard Creek High School, NC - $250

The top three teams will be recognized on stage during DECA’s International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, CA.

Thank you to MBA Research and the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative High School Program for supporting this challenge.

*Eligibility to attend DECA ICDC is determined by the chartered association advisor based on their policies. Finalists should consult with their chartered association advisor for eligibility guidelines and gain approval from their chapter advisor to attend the conference.


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