February 7, 2014
DSBN Students Taking Care of Business
than 50 DSBN secondary school students will head to Toronto this weekend to
take part in the DECA Provincial Competition. The students from A.N. Myer, E.L.
Crossley and Westlane Secondary all earned the right to compete at the
provincials at the regional event held last November.
competition will involve close to 5000 students from across Ontario who will
compete in Finance, Marketing, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Travel and
Tourism, and Hospitality. On Monday, students will compete individually or in
teams by preparing a case study presentation. Tuesday begins with a 100
question multiple choice test, and students who have prepared a written business
proposal will present their work to the judges.
who finish in the top ten within their category will head to International
Career Development Conference (ICDC) held in Atlanta, GA in early May.
event will provide students with an opportunity to further develop their
leadership, teamwork and communication skills while earning valuable experience
working alongside students from all over Ontario,” said Connie Dove, DSBN
Business Studies Subject Council Chair.
is a not-for-profit organization created to enhance the business education of
high school students in Canada. DECA has over 200,000 student members
worldwide. For more information, please visit the DECA website at www.deca.ca.