California DECA Special Recognition Awards

California DECA Special Recognition Awards


Most Importantly: All submissions must be made ONLINE and NO LATER than February 6, 2020.

The California DECA Board of Directors and State Management Team want to ensure we properly recognize the outstanding accomplishments of our students, advisors, business leaders, parents and alumni. This is our eighth year of presenting these special awards. Each award will be presented on stage at the State Career Development Conference. Please take a moment to consider the accomplishments of your students, business leaders, parents and alumni who have made significant contributions to DECA, your fellow advisors and your own contributions to California DECA. If you feel special recognition is due, fill out the appropriate form and submit it ONLINE at the link provided in the attached document. The awards are listed below and details are attached.

Please note that an application must be submitted for an individual to be considered for an award. Please be mindful of this.

  • California DECA Advisor of the Year
  • California DECA Businessperson of the Year
  • California DECA Alumni of the Year
  • California DECA Parent of the Year
  • *Chapter Leader of the Year (each chapter may select one chapter member for this recognition)

*Reminder of our plan for student recognition: Presidents Council Members will be recognized on stage during the Opening Session and will receive a special pin commemorating their service on the Presidents Council. All registered Presidents Council Members in attendance at the Conference will be recognized. In order to be registered as a Presidents Council Member; Chapter Presidents must register here: The Chapter Leader of the Year Award provides each chapter an opportunity to select for recognition one outstanding Chapter Leader who will be recognized on stage during the Opening Session and will receive a special pin. If you do not complete the application your student will not be recognized.


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