DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools across the globe. Pre-requisite: one business course.
- DECA Massachusetts, is made up of a number of Districts. Weston High School is in District #4, made up of 17 area high schools and nearly 1,000 students.
- Students pick an event from one of six different business areas, and work individually or with 1-2 teammates on a written or role-play project.
- The top 6 students/student teams in each event (based on scores of exam & role play in 50 unique events are invited to compete @ MASS DECA states (aka SCDC) in Boston in March with about 7,000 students from about 115 HS.
Club Advisor: Kelly flynn
The DECA District Competition was held on December 15, 2022
Weston had 34 students compete. All of our students worked hard, gave their best, and were outstanding representatives of Weston High School.
14 of our students placed in the top 6 of their event and will move forward to the State competition in March. They will join 18 other WHS students who received a bye for the districts (there were 6 or less signed up for their event). Therefore, Weston will be bringing 32 students to the State competition in March.
The Weston High School Students who placed in the top 6 for their event were:
|Zunian Luo||Business Finance Series Event||1st|
|Adam Balbale, Sanket Vankayalapati||Buying & Merchandising Team Decision Making||3rd|
|Caleb Graupera, Sanket Vankayalapati, Owen Wang||Community Giving Project||4th|
|Sofia Graupera, Olivia Sculley-Power, Sienna Zerola||Community Giving Project||5th|
|Siyang Ding||Human Resource Management Series Event||2nd|
|Annie Dong, Olivia Rome||Integrated Marketing Campaign Service||2nd|
|Chris Nie||Principles of Hospitality and Tourism||3rd|
|Nathaniel Ko||Principles of Hospitality and Tourism||1st|