ABOUT LOUISIANA DECA
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
DECA enhances the co-curricular education of members through a comprehensive learning program that integrates into classroom instruction, applies to learn, connects to business, and promotes competition.
DECA’s activities assist in the development of academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
DECA's Core Values are Competence, Integrity, Teamwork, and Innovation.
DECA Inc. is as 501(c)(3) not-for-profit student organization with more than 225,000 members in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Canada, China, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Korea, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. The United States Congress, The United States Department of Education and state, district, and international departments of education authorize DECA’s programs.
LOUISIANA DECA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Paul Grethel – High School State Advisor (ex-officio member)
Ashley Martinez Stewart -- Collegiate State Advisor (ex-officio member)
Nicolas Nguyen, President of High School Divisiion