Lima Senior High School’s DECA program will induct new members and install this year’s officers at its annual breakfast Friday, Sept. 11.
The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Old Barn Out Back, 3175 W. Elm St.
Lima Senior’s DECA chapter offers students hands-on learning as well as helps students become better prepared for life after high school. Students in DECA learn skills in vocational understanding, social intelligence, leadership development and civic consciousness.
Students who are involved in DECA develop skills in advertising/promotion, communication/display, E-Commerce, economics, fundamentals of selling, marketing applications, buying and merchandising, social media marketing, logistics/distribution and public speaking.
Lima Senior has a strong DECA tradition, with students doing a number of projects and competing at the national/international level each year.
This year’s Senior Officers are
President: Dakota Miller
Vice President: Je’Niya Allen
Secretary/Treasurer: Nakiya Sigman
Spirit Shop CEO: Cecilia Suarez
Public Relations: Jourdyn Rawlins
Policy Advocate: Alex Engberg
Vice President of Finance: Ella Brayton
Vice President of Marketing: Ashley McGue
Vice President of Community Relations: Asani Browning
Vice President of Membership: Meghan Knuckles
Vice President of Leadership Development: Mike Snow
Teacher Chrissy Hood’s Junior Officers
Co-Presidents: Elsbeth Nelson & Marcus Brown
Vice President: Quintel Wilson
Secretary: Diante’ Griffin
Treasurer: Alexis Burns
Teacher Melissa Donald’s Junior Officers
President: Martrice Gaddy
Vice President: Isaiah Russell
Secretary: Honesty Brown
Treasurer: Evelyn Williams