The Chatham Charter chapter of DECA, an organization of marketing students, was successful in competitive events during the 77th North Carolina DECA Career Development Conference (CDC). The conference was held virtually due to COVID-19 with winners announced February 25-27.
The Chatham Charter trophy and top 10 winners were:
Gracie Agnew - 2nd Place - Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling and recipient of $1,000 Sonya W. Dismuke Scholarship
Abbey Gaines - 4th Place - Integrated Marketing Campaign-Service; Top Test Score
Elphie Spillman - Marketing Communications Series Event Top 10 Finalist
These students are set to compete at DECA’s Virtual International Career Development Conference this April 19-23, 2021. Additionally, Chatham Charter DECA’s school-based enterprise (SBE) was among 246 school-based enterprises achieving Gold Certification for the 2020-2021 school year. The SBE also will be recognized during DECA’s Virtual International Career Development Conference.