Sequoyah High School DECA members earn recognition at International Career Development Conference

Sequoyah High School DECA members earn recognition at International Career Development Conference

Hanna Palmer (Apparel & Accessories Marketing) and Sydney Neubert (Hotel & Lodging Management) earned the award.

Hanna Palmer and Sydney Neubert

Sequoyah High School DECA chapter members earned honors at the 2017 DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, CA.

Two SHS DECA members won the “Award of Excellence” for achieving all standards of performance at the international level.  Hanna Palmer (Apparel & Accessories Marketing) and Sydney Neubert (Hotel & Lodging Management) earned the award.

During the school year, approximately half of DECA’s over 215,000 student members take part in the organization’s competitive events program, allowing them to compete for local and regional titles. The competitions are designed to simulate real-life business scenarios and test students’ academic understanding and skills development. The top state and provincial winners put their talents to the test during the program’s final round of competition in Anaheim, CA. The DECA International Career Development Conference was the pinnacle of competition where over 19,000 students vied for international honors.

For more information about SHS DECA, please contact Advisor, Kari Palmer @ kari.palmer@cherokee.k12.ga.us.