Two DECA teams took home first place from the Virtual District 1 Competition in the club’s inaugural year. The competitions required teams to create business and marketing plans for fictional clients.
Sophomore teammates Parth Mishra and Kyan Ramsay won the Sports and Entertainment Marketing Team Decision-Making category, and sophomore duo Jack Blackwell and Lewis Butler won the Travel and Tourism Marketing Team Decision-Making category.
Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is an association of marketing students that encourages the development of business and leadership skills through academic conferences and competitions. Tennessee DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.