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Missouri Collegiate DECA

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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

What is Collegiate DECA?

Collegiate DECA is a student driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork. We prepare students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences. Collegiate DECA programs assist in developing academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. Our students major in a variety of academic programs with a strong focus on business-related fields. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition, and professional networking.


2014-2015 MO Collegiate DECA Officers

President:  Lacey, Nieder, University of Missouri

Vice-President:  Steven Kelm, University of Central Missouri

2013-2014 MO Collegiate DECA President

Arozo Shahabzada, University of Missouri

2013-2014 Collegiate DECA National President

Cara Gooch, Missouri Southern State University

Contact MO Collegiate DECA

Lori Niekamp, State Advisor

205 Jefferson Street

Jefferson City, MO 65102

(p) 573-751-8665

(f)  573-526-4261


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