This Co-Curricular student run organization is an Association of
Marketing Students and the largest student organization on our campus!
All students taking any of the Marketing Courses at KGHS are eligible
for membership in DECA. Dues are paid in September for the full year's
membership, which includes participation in all activities and events,
including Conferences and Competitive trips, DECA Day with the Virginia
State Fair, the Washington Wizards and Kings Dominion, community service
and leadership activities, fundraising projects, scholarships, and
Competence - Innovation - Integrity - Teamwork
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
DECA’s Comprehensive Learning Program:
into Classroom Instruction – An integral component of classroom
instruction, DECA activities provide authentic, experiential learning
methods to prepare members for college and careers.
Learning – DECA members put their knowledge into action through
rigorous project-based activities that require creative solutions with
to Business – Partnerships with businesses at local and broader levels
provide DECA members realistic insight into industry and promote
meaningful, relevant learning.
Competition – As in the global economy, a spark of competition drives
DECA members to excel and improve their performance.
DECA prepares the next generation to be
Prepared – DECA members are ambitious, high-achieving leaders equipped
to conquer the challenges of their aspirations.
Oriented – recognizing the benefit of service and responsibility to the
community, DECA members continually impact and improve their local and
- Professionally Responsible – DECA members are poised professionals with ethics, integrity and high standards.
Leaders – DECA members are empowered through experience to provide
effective leadership through goal setting, consensus building and
purpose of DECA is to provide learning opportunities to Marketing
Education students through goal-oriented Chapter activities. The
focus of these activities is always upon developing greater
understanding and appreciation of marketing, finance, hospitality,
management, and entrepreneurship. These activities
contribute to occupational competence by promoting greater understanding
and appreciation for the responsibilities of citizenship in our private
and free enterprise system.
We are currently working on several Community Service and Public Relations Projects.
We are always looking for volunteers.
Our doors are always open.
Volunteering will bring you happiness and strength.
Please join us for our monthly membership meetings the 2nd Thursday of each month.
Call (540) 775-3535 ext. 2103
Or visit us on Facebook at "DECA at KGHS"
Follow us on Twitter @KGDECA & Instagram @kgdeca
DECA at King George High School
10100 Foxes Way
King George, Virginia 22485