DECA Students Earn District Honors

DECA Students Earn District Honors

Mexico – February 14, 2017 - On February 8, members of the Davis Hart Career Center Chapter of DECA (An Association of Marketing Students), tested their marketing skills against other Mid-Missouri chapters at the District 2 Career Development Conference held at the Expo Center in Columbia.  The events included marketing-related tests along with case studies and role-plays.  Mexico DECA members receiving recognition include Emily Hercules-First Place Principles of Finance, Emily Jones-First Place Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling, Angela Walch-Second Place Quick Serve Restaurant Management and Paige Schutte-Second Place Quick Serve Restaurant Management. Competitors who received a First or Second Place medal, along with 1400 other members from across Missouri, will compete at the State Career Development Conference at the Lodge of the Four Seasons on March 12-14.  

DECA is an international career and technical student organization with over 8000 members in Missouri that is offered to students interested in marketing, management, and entrepreneurial careers.


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Photo caption left to right:  Angela Walch, Emily Hercules, Emily Jones, Paige Schutte

For more information contact:

David Okenfuss 
Mexico DECA Advisor
Davis Hart Career Center
dokenfuss@mexico.k12.mo.us
581-5684