Wakefield, MA – Northeast Metro Tech DECA in Wakefield, MA was recently awarded the Membership Campaign –Achievement Level for the 2022-2023 school year. The results were announced on decadirect.org.
Each year, DECA recognizes leading chapters that have built strong local programs focused on serving an exceptional number of members, advisors, alumni and business partners. These chapters and individuals dedicate their year to academic and career preparation, community service projects, membership recruitment, school outreach activities and other DECA-related endeavors. The chapter’s advisor and student leaders have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to DECA.
DECA’s membership campaign is designed to help chapters grow by making the DECA experience available to more student members, keeping alumni involved and engaging professional members such as administrators, teachers, parents and business partners.
“Our participation in DECA has really given Business Technology students an outlet to demonstrate their knowledge and abilities. When people hear Business Technology, they may not immediately know exactly wat we do here. Our participation in DECA allows our students to breathe life into our lessons in accounting, marketing, management, computer applications and personal finance.” said Jaime-Lyn Pickles, Department Head of Business Technology and DECA Advisor.
Of the 3,200 DECA chapters, only 637 chapters earned recognition in DECA’s chapter campaigns and only 1,038 chapters earned recognition in DECA’s membership campaign.
The DECA chapter advisor at Northeast Metro Tech is Jaime-Lyn Pickles.
About DECA Inc.
DECA is a career and technical student organization that prepares over 225,000 emerging leaders and entrepreneurs who are interested in careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning, connect to business and promote competition. DECA student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
For more information about DECA, visit http://www.deca.org.