Adams DECA State Career Development Conference Achievements

Detroit MI, March 11, 2018: Rochester Adams DECA participated in the Michigan State Career Development Conference hosted at Cobo Center in Detroit. 41 of the 71 member student organization competed at the conference.

26 Adams students earned recognition as State Finalists in their Marketing, Hospitality, Finance, or Management Events. A total of 40 medals were earned by 27 Adams DECA members.

Also during the conference, Nick Matthews announced his candidacy to run for DECA Executive Office.

6 Members of the club; Griffin Decker, Arya Desai, Emma Grech, Zach Pfannes, Meredith Schwartz and Andrew Wright, qualified to represent Rochester Adams High School, this April, at the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta Georgia where they will compete against the top students from across North America and the world.

About DECA

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. With over a 60 year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. DECA’s programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research.

DECA is organized into two unique student divisions each with programs designed to address the learning styles, interest and focus of its members. The High School Division includes 200,000 members in 3,500 schools.