Gadsden DECA Headed to Nationals!
This year Gadsden DECA
goes to Orlando Florida!
Gadsden DECA has returned with great results! We have Leonardo Ramos who placed 2nd in the Professional Selling event and Violet Ramos who placed 2nd in the Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling Category. They worked really hard to prepare for this competition and will now be representing our school and the state of New Mexico at DECA’S International Competition in Orlando Florida, April 26th-30th 2019.
We also had 2 students, Flor Ornelas and Kaitlyn Romero that were selected to attend the Aspire and Elevate Leadership conferences.
DECA NATIONALS 2018
Students not only got to experience their first time competing at nationals, but they were also able visit The World of Coke , the Georgia Aquarium, the CNN, and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
A few words from our DECA state finalist!
Competed in Retail Merchandising series
Being part of DECA has been an experience that I will always cherish and carry with me. It was my first for everything; my first time competing, traveling, flying, it was my first time meeting people from places other than home, and my first time taking marketing and being part of DECA. Because of competition I now have more opertunities opened to me . Thanks to my determined advisor I have fallen in love with marketing and plan to make that part of my future career.
Because I attended Nationals, I was able to learn so much from my fellow competitors and other advisors from not only across the country, but also from certain parts of the world. I was able to see how all these other competitors were so focused and determined, that I knew that in order for me to place a spot in nationals, that I could have to do the same. I will take what I have learned and use it to better prepare myself and others for next year's competition in hopes of representing Gadsden as a DECA finalist in nationals.
GADSDEN DECA attended State Competition February 15th-17th 2018.
We are proud to announce our three state finalists that will be attending DECA'S International Career Development Conference/Competition in April in Atlanta Georgia!
Flor Ornelas competing in the area of retailing.
Viridiana Lopez competing in the area of professional selling.
Leonardo Ramos competing in the area of professional selling/hospitality and tourism.