Superintendent Rich Drolet, Principal Nicole Bottomley, King Philip DECA Marketing Coordinator James Dow and Vice President of Marketing Marisa Hughes wish to provide an update on the start of the school year for the high school’s DECA chapter.
It is a new year with new beginnings for KP DECA, the high school’s internationally recognized student business and entrepreneurship organization. Last year was a huge success for the KP DECA chapter and more exciting things are ahead this year as the chapter is recruiting all grade levels.
The chapter’s senior officers for the 2023-2024 school year have been announced and are as follows:
- President Ashleigh Guenette
- Vice President of Marketing Marisa Hughes
- Vice President of Leadership Lindsey Field
- Vice President of Finance Bridget Swezey
- Vice President of Hospitality Ryan Taylor
- Vice President of Competitive Events Ava Rietz
- Vice President of Membership Zunairah Syeda
- Co-Vice Presidents of Development Luke Anderson & Stephen Quartarone
King Philip DECA hosted an orientation for prospective students on Sept. 5. On Oct. 5, members will attend the high school’s annual open house during which they will showcase their 2023 mini-mall and sell cookies to visitors.
On Nov. 1, King Philip DECA will also hold its annual breakfast and installation ceremony as the official start of the King Philip DECA season. Parents and students will come together to celebrate the induction of new members and senior officers while projects will be showcased to parents. More details will be available at a later date.
About King Philip DECA:
King Philip DECA is a high school business organization. The group is part of a larger network of over 215,000 high school students around the world. DECA prepares young leaders and entrepreneurs, in high schools and colleges, globally for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. Students will take part in three rounds of competition. Districts in Mansfield, SCDC in Boston, and ICDC in Anaheim, California.