Sunday, November 11, 2018

Pottstown High School DECA Inducts New Members

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Pottstown High School's DECA organization recently inducted 20 new members.

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by Pottstown School District.

Recently, the Pottstown High School DECA organization, an association of marketing students, elected a new slate of officers and inducted 20 new members at a program held in the Pottstown High School cafeteria. 

The evening’s ceremonies were conducted by DECA Advisors Lyndsay Hashem and Kevin Pascal.

Jen Hainsey was re-elected President, serving a second year term. Other officers include Vice President David Hicks, Management Director Emily Weber, Executive Director Devyn Lopez and Competition Prep Director Angelica Calel

DECA's officers are, from left, Emily Weber - Management Director, 
Jen Hainsey - President, David Hicks - Vice President, 
Angelica Calel - Competition Prep Director, 
Devyn Lopez - Executive Director
Newly elected Vice President David Hicks encouraged the inductees to take full advantage of the opportunities and activities that are a part of the DECA experience.

Kendra Barkaski, a Pottstown High School graduate and former DECA member, made some brief remarks to the students and family members in attendance regarding the application of skills learned while a member of DECA.

Hashem and Pascal welcomed the newly inducted students and praised the efforts of the Officer Team in organizing the event. 

 “Induction is one of those events during the DECA year that is stressful but our officers rose to the occasion and have made this a memorable event for both inductees and their family members.”

At the conclusion of the event, all in attendance enjoyed some delicious desserts provided by PHS Culinary Arts Teacher Chef Irick and his students.

Members inducted included:
Aleen Alexander, Iyesha Belgrave, Christina Butler, Felic Chimbinja, Kennedy Cole, Nada Elgendy, Keyora Frazier, Cyenyla Hall, Abie Krause, Mackenzie Moser, Faith Nichols, Jesseny Redroven, Gabriela Reyes, Destri Roye, Jestyn Snyder, Ryan Sweeney, Jazlyn Watson, Brionna Williams, Sensair Wesley.

DECA is an international association of high school and college students. The organization’s goals are to improve education and provide opportunities for students interested in careers in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales. DECA helps students to develop skills for successful business careers providing opportunities for students to build self-esteem, experience, leadership, and practice community service.

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