Students from the Saline County Career Center traveled with their Advisor, Kerry Henley to the Missouri DECA Fall Leadership and State Officer Election Conference held Oct. 13-14 in Branson, MO. Students participated in leadership and educational workshops, competitive event practice programs, and learned skills to develop their own leadership potential. In addition, these students joined over 600 other student delegates of the conference from around the state to select this year’s cabinet of Missouri DECA District VP Officers.
DECA is an international association of high school students studying marketing, finance, hospitality and management. The state affiliate of the DECA Inc. organization is the Career and Technical Student Organization for Missouri. Missouri DECA is a nationally recognized association with over 7000 members. There are 12 DECA districts and 153 DECA chapters in Missouri.