prepares emerging leaders & entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality & management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
"With over a 60 year history, DECA has touched the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. DECA's programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research. Our core focus has remained consistent and is captured in our mission." (deca.org)
Fostoria DECA has been around since the 1960s and very active both in and outside the community. To be a member of DECA, students must be enrolled in the marketing education class either as a junior or senior. Second year students must complete an internship or co-op. Many local businesses have been very supportive both as employers and/or sponsors. They include, but are not limited to:
Bob Evans Burger King Cheddars Family Video Finish LIne Fostoria Focus Hot Topic K-Mart Kroger McDonald's Pizza Hut Roppe Corp. Sears Taco Bell Wal-mart Your Kid's Closet
Students who would like to be a part of the Marketing and DECA should see Mrs. Hollister or their guidance counselor for an application.