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DECA puts business skills to the test at state conference

DECA puts business skills to the test at state conference

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


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Carlmont DECA attended the California State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Anaheim over the weekend to compete in business-related activities in an attempt to qualify for the international competition in Orlando, Florida. In the end, four Carlmont DECA members qualified. DECA is a non-profit, i...

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

January 21, 2019


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Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly competitive world, it can be helpful to develop these skills early. This is exactly what DECA offers.  DECA is an in...

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Business Club prepares for a new semester

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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Every eye is focused on you. You speak confidently and your voice carries over to the crowd of people inspecting the presentation you’d worked on for months. Loud applause rings into the otherwise silent room and you smile in triumph. DECA’s Silicon Valley District Conference was a success for Ca...

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


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Graduate college. Build your own successful company. These are the dreams of many participants in the Distributive Education Clubs of America, or D.E.C.A. This type of business education focuses heavily on finance and marketing, which these young entrepreneurs are already getting a taste of. ...

DECA excels at Silicon Valley Career Development Conference

DECA excels at Silicon Valley Career Development Conference

Kylie Lin, Scotlight Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2018


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Carlmont DECA exceeded all expectations with their performance at the 2018 Silicon Valley Career Development Conference (SVCDC) from Jan. 5-7. “We’ve had a very strong group of students take on some leadership roles and do some amazing things in a very short time," club adviser John Rowe said. "The...

DECA prepares students for the business world

DECA prepares students for the business world

Alena Ruhstaller, Scot Scoop Editor

October 25, 2017


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Carlmont is one of the 3500 high schools to host the DECA program at their school. DECA's mission attracts many students to join the program and to improve the skills needed to succeed in the business world. "The purpose of the DECA club at Carlmont is to create an inclusive environment that ignit...

First year DECA member places in top 8

First year DECA member places in top 8

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015


Filed under Bios, Campus, Staff Bios

"Top 8 finalist for the Food Marketing Individual Series, from Carlmont Bo Yoon Lee." As a student who came back to America after three years of living in Korea, it was hard for sophomore Lee to adjust with the American customs. "I was born in Michigan and when I turned 5, I moved to Korea. My...

DECA hosts Electric Vibes Mixer

DECA hosts Electric Vibes Mixer

Arianna Bayangos, Scot Scoop News Editor

February 5, 2015


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The Carlmont Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) club is hosting its first mixer, Electric Vibes, at the Quinlan Community Center on Feb. 6 from 7 to 10 p.m. Carlmont alumni Ryan Pau will be featured as the DJ. Senior Grace Yi and sophomores Connie Yi and River Manochio have been organizing...

DECA inspires entrepreneur River Manochio to reach greater heights

DECA inspires entrepreneur River Manochio to reach greater heights

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

January 7, 2015


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

Finding a passion to pursue is a difficult decision for most but not for sophomore River Manochio. Manochio joined a club called DECA in the beginning of his sophomore year, which is a business club where future entrepreneurs and businesspeople come together and compete against each other to win...

DECA prepares students for the real world

DECA prepares students for the real world

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

November 23, 2014


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The world of business is a competitive field, but there are ways to get ahead of the game. This past weekend, Carlmont's DECA club participated in a leadership conference that taught participating club members leadership, organization, and communication skills needed to be successful in the business...

DECA prepares students for more than a career in business

DECA prepares students for more than a career in business

Arianna Bayangos, Scot Scoop News Editor

September 4, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) molds the future businesspeople of Carlmont. DECA is a worldwide business organization that exposes students to a career in business in fields such as finance, marketing, hospitality and tourism, and entrepreneurship. Carlmont graduate Rachel Lin started...

DECA finalizes plans for upcoming conference

DECA finalizes plans for upcoming conference

Taran Sun, Managing Editor

November 4, 2013


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The DECA club met on Oct. 31 to discuss upcoming DECA conferences where the club can showcase their skills and knowledge of the business world. The Carlmont DECA club is one of many around the country, and is part of the national Distributive Education Clubs of America organization. DECA’s main...

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