Ward Melville DECA Team Earns State Bid During Regionals

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Ward Melville DECA team members recently competed in the regional DECA competition at the Ammerman Campus of Suffolk County Community College and emerged victorious, with 28 students qualifying to compete at the state level in Rochester, New York, at the end of February. 

DECA prepares emerging student leaders and entrepreneurs for real-world applications in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. These foundation skills are essential building blocks for successful career paths in our student’s futures. During the regional event, students participated in 28 events and placed in 19 events.

“Our DECA chapter works extremely hard and are excellent competitors at every level of competition,” said advisers Ilene Littman and Matthew Baumann. “Ward Melville has an award-winning business club that has advanced to the national and international levels for 18 consecutive years through our FBLA and DECA chapters.”