Mounds View DECA
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Next Stop: State Career Development Conference
Congratulations to all competitors who attended and competed in the District 4 East competition on Sunday, Jan. 27. Mounds View had a record number (29) of competitors placing in the top 6 in their events, qualifying them for the State Career Development Conference this March. Competitors also took home 33 first, second, or third place trophies

Week of Giving - December 10-14th
Thank you, Mounds View community, for a successful 4th annual Week of Giving! We are proud to announce our fundraiser total,
$6,217.14!
All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Our daily winners are as follows:
  • Monday: Ms. Heinz, with $283.69
  • Tuesday: Mr. Nuss, with $266.75
  • Wednesday: Ms. Bjork, with $190.06
  • Thursday: Mr. Bennett, with $301.96
  • Friday: Mr. Goldsmith, with $1,190.62
  • GRAND PRIZE Overall Winner: Mr. Goldsmith, with $1,190.62
Other notable donations: Ms. Johnson, with $455.61; Ms. Randall, with $313.35; Mr. Oseland with $222.00; Ms. Hauth-Schmid with $214.95. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this great cause! 

Thank you to our generous sponsors, Jimmy Johns, Adagio's Pizza, Wok Cusine, Jersey Mike's, Raising Cane's, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Mounds View DECA. 
What is DECA? 

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

Mounds View DECA:

  • competes against other schools at local, state and national competitions 
  • learns about marketing, finance, management and hospitality 
  • participates in real-world experiences like job shadows and field trips
  • welcomes successful professionals to guest speak
  • gives students leadership opportunities in and out of the classroom
  • runs and manages the GOLD Certified MV DECA school store
  • organizes events in and out of school
  • donates to charity and supports the community and other important causes (over $9000 last year)
Competition 
DECA members have the opportunity to showcase their knowledge of business, marketing, finance, hospitality and entrepreneurship through DECA's competitive events program.

Students compete in: 
- Sales Demonstrations
- Employment Interviews
- Role Play Business Scenarios 
- Professional Selling Presentations/Case Studies
- Chapter Projects
- School-Based Enterprise
- Prepared Papers and Presentations

The 2018-2019 competition dates include:
District 4E Competition - Blaine, MN - January 27
State - Minneapolis, MN - March 3-5
Nationals - Orlando, FL - April 27-May 1

Other important dates can be found here on the DECA calendar.