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  • Welcome to the home page of Mountain Ridge High School's DECA Chapter!

    What is DECA?

    DECA is an internationally recognized organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. As a member of DECA, you'll have the opportunity to develop crucial skills, connect with like-minded peers, and gain hands-on experience in the world of business.

    Why Join DECA?

    Joining DECA opens doors to a world of exciting possibilities. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider becoming a part of our thriving DECA Chapter:

    1. Professional Development: DECA offers a wide range of competitive events, conferences, and workshops where you can enhance your skills in areas such as marketing research, entrepreneurship, and financial analysis. These experiences will help you build a strong foundation for your future career.

    2. Networking Opportunities: DECA connects you with a vast network of industry professionals, business leaders, and fellow students who share your passion for business and leadership. These connections can be invaluable as you navigate your educational and professional journey.

    3. Real-World Experience: Through DECA, you'll have the chance to apply your classroom knowledge in practical scenarios. Whether it's developing marketing campaigns, solving real business problems, or managing virtual enterprises, DECA provides hands-on experiences that bridge the gap between theory and practice.

    4. Leadership Development: DECA empowers you to become a confident and effective leader. As a member, you can take on leadership roles within our chapter, organizing events, leading committees, and making a positive impact on our school and community.

    5. College and Career Readiness: DECA prepares you for success beyond high school. The skills you acquire through DECA, such as critical thinking, communication, and teamwork, are highly valued by colleges and employers alike. DECA also offers scholarship opportunities to support your further education.

    Join Mountain Ridge DECA!

    We invite you to join our dynamic and thriving DECA Chapter at Mountain Ridge High School. Whether you have a passion for marketing, finance, hospitality, or management, DECA provides a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow, learn, and succeed.

    How to Join!

    Membership begins at the start of the school year and runs through January.  We will host events at the beginning of each school year for students to learn more! 

    Come speak to any of our three advisors or reach out to our chapter president and vice president on how to join