What is DECA?

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

Membership provides you with:

All students who have taken, are taking, or will be taking one of the following classes this year are eligible to join DECA

 Competitions and Field Trips

2nd Place State Winner!! Michael McCabe

International Compeitition in Orlando, FL

North Carolina State Competition

DownEast WoodDucks Game

Cookie Wars

Region II Competition Winner

Regional Competition

NC State Fair

Community Service

Joining DECA


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Meet the Advisor                     Meet Our President

Mrs. Werhner has been the Advisor for DECA since 2018. Mrs. Werhner teaches Entrepreneurship I and II, Hospitality and Tourism, and Sports and Event Marketing I and II. 

Tim McCabe is a senior and has been in DECA for two years. He has participated in Regional and State competition, as well as the Virtual Business Challenge.  Tim leads the charge in member recruitment and is a huge advocate for the positive aspects of DECA for students. He loves to lead and bring new ideas to the table.