Southfield-Lathrup DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools in pursuit of college degrees.

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Each year Southfield Lathrup’s DECA hosts at least 36 events. Events varying from the National Breast Cancer Walk, 3 on 3 basketball tournaments, Prom Fashion Show, Cell Phones for Solider, Women’s Red Day for heart disease, Diabetes walk, send a Kid to camp, to Hype Night and much more.

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Competitively Southfield-Lathrup DECA has excelled in several District, State, and International competitions. Competition is a necessary goal of each member. Competition…

ACADEMICALLY PREPARES
DECA’s competitive events provide a vehicle for members to demonstrate National Curriculum Standards through individual or team activities and to develop and employ the key skills of analysis, application of knowledge, creative problem solving and logical presentation.

COMMUNITY ORIENTED
DECA’s competitive events to help members explore their communities, participate in an environment of cooperation and recognize their responsibility to the community.

PROFESSIONALLY RESPONSIBLE
DECA’s competitive events encourage members to develop ethnics, integrity and high standards while assuming responsibility for self-improvement and self-discipline.

EXPERIENCED LEADERS
DECA’s competitive events provide constructive avenues for team expression, initiative and creativity. DECA’s competitive events program promotes competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork.

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