January 25, 2022
A school-record 43 Dripping Springs High School students qualified for the state DECA competition based on their performances at the district meet on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Cedar Ridge High School in Round Rock. A total of 63 DSHS students competed at the district event. The 43 state qualifiers surpassed the previous school record of 33 set in 2020.
The state competition is scheduled for Feb. 24-26 in Houston.
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
The DSHS state qualifiers are:
Apparel and Accessories Marketing
Automotive Services Marketing
Business Services Marketing Series
Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making
Start-Up Business Plan
Financial Services Team Decision Making
Integrated Marketing Campaign – Event
Business Management and Administration
Personal Financial Literacy Event
Marketing Management Team Decision Making
Project Management Business Solutions
Restaurant and Food Service Management
Sports and Entertainment Marketing Series
Sports and Entertainment Team Decision Making
Travel and Tourism Team Decision Making