King Philip Regional School District Shares Update on DECA Chapter


WRENTHAM — Superintendent Rich Drolet, Principal Nicole Bottomley and King Philip DECA Marketing Coordinator James Dow are pleased to share an update on the high school’s DECA chapter.

On Friday, Oct. 20, DECA chapter officers attended the Fall State Leadership Conference at Bentley University where they participated in various workshops about leadership skills, success in written projects and fundraising strategies.

Throughout the day, chapter officers had the opportunity to tour the university and enjoy lunch on the campus, provided by Bentley University.

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, King Philip DECA hosted its annual breakfast and installation ceremony as the official start of the King Philip DECA season.

During the event, parents, students and chapter members came together to celebrate the induction of new members and senior officers. Speeches were made by President Ashleigh Guenette, Vice Presidents Luke Anderson and Stephen Quartarone, as well as Principal Nicole Bottomley and State Rep. Marcus Vaughn. The breakfast ceremony concluded with a yearly chapter picture.

“The day was overwhelmingly successful and kicked us off for the year! We are excited to see what this year has in store for us,” Dow said.

King Philip Regional High School DECA is currently preparing for its first competition to take place in January.

About King Philip DECA:

King Philip DECA is a high school business and marketing 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, the State Career Development Conference in Boston, and the 2024 International Career District Conference in Anaheim, California.



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