DECA and NPCF Announce the Social Impact Leader of Tomorrow Challenge Winners

Mar 1, 2022

DECA Inc. and the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation (NPCF) are excited to announce the winners of the 2022 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 four winning teams will be recognized on stage during the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, GA this April. The teams will also be awarded ICDC travel stipends. Congratulations to the following DECA members:

1st Place

Rishita Dwivedi and Samhith Leleti from Dublin High School, CA — Receiving $2,000

2nd Place

Taylor Flynn from Irondequoit High School, NY — Receiving $1,000

3rd Place (Tie)

Daniella Angeles, Dennis Bonilla, Genesis DeLeon and Braden Dix from Nimitz High School, TX — Receiving $500

Makayla Guerra, Cyril Jones, Kyla Thomas and Destyni Scott from Duncanville High School, TX — Receiving $500

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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