Washington DECA has impacted the lives of more than 300,000 students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since founded in 1947. Our mission of providing business and leadership opportunities to high school students to succeed in school, careers, and life, shines brighter as the future of the business industry continues to expand, transform, and progress.
75 years ago, there was a rising need for high school students to develop critical skills necessary for entering the business world. Washington DECA has grown from a dozen members to 10,000 members, serving 11 geographical Areas across Washington state.
If you have a story about how Washington DECA has impacted your life, we encourage you to share on social media with #WADECA75. The top submission will be awarded a prize!