Steps in the DECA competitions

Guest post by Anna P  What is DECA? DECA is a business organization at our school which allows students to use the knowledge they have learned and apply it in a realistic setting or competition. With my experience in DECA, the club has helped me with my presentation skills and followed the steps to create…

DECA Competition Tips

DECA States competition starts a week from today! March 17th, 2017 at the Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. As a result I’d like to bring out some ideas when presenting in front of the judges… You have to look at each competition and each person as a separate thing and know when you should look…

Fort Orange: Home of the Pioneers

Our school store, Fort Orange, is ran by Olentangy Orange High’s Marketing teacher & DECA advisor, Chrystal Shanahan. Our junior marketing students are all assigned a day of the week to come in and work during their lunch periods while all of our senior members rotate to manage the fort on a week-to-week basis. In…

DECA States 2016

[Guest Post By: Matt C] March – the time of the year for students to compete in the DECA State competition. Whether it was the series events, or it was the presentations that people have prepared for a long time in advance, people found what they wanted to do. For the competition I competed in,…