Heritage DECA Students Find Unanimous Success
DECA is an organization that works to prepare and inspire young entrepreneurs by providing them with real life experiences in marketing, finance and management. Heritage High School is just one out of 3,500 high schools that participate in DECA.
Heritage DECA has recently competed in the district competition and five people have made it to state which will be held in Glenwood springs in February.
“For the District Competition we had two role plays that we had to do and they were a lot of fun, and I feel like I learned a lot about how to make a business presentation in the real world,” says Sarah Grechien ’17.
The club offers great opportunities for students interested in business because they get real hans on experience through the organization. The competition consists of multiple role plays with different themes such as Marketing Management, Sports Marketing, Food Marketing and Retail.
“Preparing the role play was the hardest part of the competition because we only had 10 minutes and it was really stressful,” says Grecein.
The experience provided student with a realistic challenge and placed them under circumstances that forced them to work well under pressure.
“I’m very proud of the fact that I’ve made it this far and I think I had some real world professional business experience,” says Conner Spaulding ’17.
DECA does more within the Heritage community than just compete, the DECA store sells merchandise and food at school events and helps to boost Eagle Pride.
“My favorite part of DECA is meeting new people and learning about the profession I want to go into,” says Spaulding.by
Snowy Outdoor Activity
The special edition for the HHS Pioneer offers the staff a new way of expressing a fun loving and personal approach to the paper.
Alpine Club climbs to new heights
Heritage’s Alpine Club has kept busy since the start of the school year, taking their first hike up Goliath Peak on August 25. The kick off hike of the year offered new members a taste of what the club has to offer. Mr. Warren, Heritage Math Teacher, has been sponsoring the club for 18 years.