Students from the Saline County Career Center traveled with their Advisor, Kerry Henley to the Missouri DECA Fall Leadership Conference held Oct. 2-3 in Branson, MO. Students participated in leadership and educational workshops, competitive event practice programs, and learned skills to develop their own leadership potential. This year Holly Huston and Bailey Kueker as a part of the Missouri State Action Team presented on “Connecting with the Community” for three workshop sessions as well as helping with the opening/closing sessions.
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.