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2024-25 Officer Team

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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

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2024-25 Competition Dates:

1.  Back to Business Conference: October 27-28, 2024 (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis)
2.  District 3 Competition:  January 12, 2025 (Bloomington Jefferson HS)
3.  State:  March 2-4, 2025 (Hyatt Regency Minneapolis)
4.  ICDC in Orlando, Florida:  April 26-29, 2025

Leah Zvanovec


Callon Siebenahler


10 Qualify for ICDC

Shakopee students earn recognition at Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference. 

74 students from Shakopee High School DECA  participated in the annual Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference in Minneapolis, MN, March 10-12, 2024.   Shakopee had 31 students advance to finals, with 9 double qualifying and 1 triple qualifying. 

Students receiving state recognition and advancing to the International Career Development Conference include:

Nitiya Arun – Food Marketing – 3rd 

Nitiya Arun – Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling – 1st 

Shrihan Avilala – Entrepreneurship Series – 1st 

Shrihan Avilala and Anuj Priyadarshi – International Business Plan – 3rd 

Veda Poranki – Retail Merchandising – 1st 

John Schubert – Human Resources Management – 3rd

Smrithi Arunkumar- Business Services Marketing- 5th 

Breklyn Skattum and Lily Schuetz- Membership Campaign

Peyton Hansen and Abby Sherlock- School Based Enterprise Retail