This association of logistics and marketing students is a career and technical student organization designated to enhance a specific career objective in marketing, management, business, or distribution. Any student enrolled in a Logistics, Marketing or Business Education course is eligible for membership in local, state and national DECA chapters. The DECA tagline is: “Developing Future Leaders in Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship.” The four points are:
- Vocational Understanding – Students develop first-hand knowledge of merchandising management and the opportunities available in their chosen career.
- Civic Consciousness – Students learn to recognize their obligations to the community in which they live.
- Social Intelligence – DECA members develop poise and social graces as well as becoming aware of the social environment through DECA social events.
- Leadership Development – DECA activities are designed to give students the opportunity to participate in many activities which teach leadership skills.