High School students to compete in DECA Fall Frenzy at Owens CCWritten by Duane Ramsey | | firstname.lastname@example.org
Eight area high school students will participate in the DECA Fall Frenzy Sept 24 at Owens Community College in a collaborative effort with Penta Career Center. Students will compete in marketing, management, merchandising and entrepreneurship at the event from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus in Perrysburg Township.
The students will represent Anthony Wayne, Bowling Green, Springfield, Maumee, Oak Harbor, Perrysburg, and Rossford High Schools, and Penta Career Center. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a national organization dedicated to enhancing educational and career opportunities for high school and college students.
Students will face various real-world business scenarios in which they will have to provide explanations on how to effectively manage the situation. Such role-play scenarios will include apparel and accessories, business services, food marketing, marketing management, full-serve restaurant, quick-serve restaurant, retail merchandising, and vehicles and petroleum.
The event will conclude with an awards ceremony at 12:30 p.m. at which the top five individuals will be honored based on judging of the team and series competitions.