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November 20, 1991
A group of Westminster High School marketing students graduated fromthe annual Maryland Distributive/Marketing Education Clubs of America Fall Leadership Academy during a two-day conference in Hagerstown, Washington County.Students attended workshops designed to encourage participation in the state and national DECA Spring Career Development Conference's competitive events, to promote business and management skills, and to develop the personal relations skills expected of business employees and managers.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 10, 2011
For all they know, Reservoir High School juniors Avery Strott and Colleen Paraska might be taking classes with members of the family that they're helping with necessities like food and clothes for the holidays and beyond. The family's single mother, with whom they've spoken over the phone, could be someone they've passed time and again, at food courts, in a doctor's office, at school events. The two girls are not allowed to know the identity of the family they're sponsoring as part of their community service project for their school branch of Distributive Education Clubs of America Inc., a Reston, Va.-based nonprofit organization that prepares students worldwide for work in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
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March 18, 1992
Twelve Westminster High School marketing students won 24 awards and a state Distributive Education Clubs of America executive board office at the 29th annual Maryland State DECA Career Development Conference March 5-7 in Hagerstown, Washington County.Amy Mullinix was elected Maryland State DECA Region I vice president. The region includesCarroll, Frederick and Washington counties. She and Scott Spertzel, Shawn Smith-Lewter and Amy Boundy, will have the opportunity to represent the state at the National DECA Career Development Conference April 28-May 3 in Anaheim, Calif.
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By Liz F. Kay | liz.kay@baltsun.com | January 4, 2010
Maryland advocates for a ban on a toxic flame retardant that accumulates in the environment and has been linked to cancer and brain development problems intend to pursue an earlier phaseout of the chemical than the timeline currently spelled out in a recent federal agreement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced last month that the three largest manufacturers and importers of decabromodiphenyl ether, also known as decaBDE, had negotiated a pact to phase out the chemical, used in upholstery, mattresses, electronics and more, by 2013.
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March 30, 2003
Six Westminster High School marketing students recently participated in the 40th annual Maryland Career Development Conference, earning 23 awards and two state DECA (Distributive Educational Clubs of America) executive board positions. Emily Pritts was elected state DECA president for the 2003- 2004 school year, and Haley Clark-Braverman was elected Region I vice president. Four students - Pritts, Clark-Braverman, Kevin Graff and David Ledford - earned a trip to Orlando, Fla., to represent Maryland DECA at the International Career Development Conference April 25-30.
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By Diane Mikulis and Diane Mikulis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 29, 2000
Students at Howard High School are getting serious about business careers by taking some tough classes and participating in a business organization that gives them practical experience and networking opportunities. This month,33 Howard students traveled to Hagerstown to participate in the Maryland State Leadership Development Conference sponsored by DECA, a student organization that focuses on business management, entrepreneurship and marketing. The group brought home 46 recognition awards for performances in competitive events, enough to put it in third place in the state.
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January 13, 1991
Members of the Old Mill High School Distributive Education Clubs of America Club, a youth organization for marketing education, along with their sponsor and adviser, Mary Louise Capers, bowled at the Fairlanes Bowling Alley in Pasadena on Sunday, Jan. 6, to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.The DECA members were joined bybusiness economics students of Old Mill Senior in their efforts to support MDA.The club will donate $500 to MDA as a result of the event.About a dozen students participated.
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By Liz F. Kay | liz.kay@baltsun.com | January 4, 2010
Maryland advocates for a ban on a toxic flame retardant that accumulates in the environment and has been linked to cancer and brain development problems intend to pursue an earlier phaseout of the chemical than the timeline currently spelled out in a recent federal agreement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced last month that the three largest manufacturers and importers of decabromodiphenyl ether, also known as decaBDE, had negotiated a pact to phase out the chemical, used in upholstery, mattresses, electronics and more, by 2013.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 31, 2001
FOR CHILDREN at Patapsco Middle School, a recent benefit of the Random Acts of Kindness Club was the chance to paint the faces of their teachers and their principal, Carol Mohsberg. Fourteen youths painted the grown-ups red, white and blue this month as part of Project Penny, which raised money for the victims of the terrorist attacks Sept. 11. The 10 adults who volunteered to be painted spent the day with decorated faces. For Project Penny, members of the club placed donation jars throughout the school.
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By Jill L. Zarend and Jill L. Zarend,Staff writer | December 13, 1990
Students at Broadneck Senior High School have adopted 60 county families for the holiday.The 30 clubs at the school are collecting non-perishable items and cans, money, clothes and toys for the families during homeroom period each morning. The can drive that began Dec. 1 has collected 2,000 cans. The Distributive Education Clubs of America or DECA is spearheading the drive.In order to purchase turkeys, hams and pumpkin pies, the clubs are selling sno-cones at home basketball games. They hope to raise $1,000 to $1,300 to purchase the turkeys and hams.
NEWS
March 30, 2003
Six Westminster High School marketing students recently participated in the 40th annual Maryland Career Development Conference, earning 23 awards and two state DECA (Distributive Educational Clubs of America) executive board positions. Emily Pritts was elected state DECA president for the 2003- 2004 school year, and Haley Clark-Braverman was elected Region I vice president. Four students - Pritts, Clark-Braverman, Kevin Graff and David Ledford - earned a trip to Orlando, Fla., to represent Maryland DECA at the International Career Development Conference April 25-30.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 31, 2001
FOR CHILDREN at Patapsco Middle School, a recent benefit of the Random Acts of Kindness Club was the chance to paint the faces of their teachers and their principal, Carol Mohsberg. Fourteen youths painted the grown-ups red, white and blue this month as part of Project Penny, which raised money for the victims of the terrorist attacks Sept. 11. The 10 adults who volunteered to be painted spent the day with decorated faces. For Project Penny, members of the club placed donation jars throughout the school.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 21, 2001
HOWARD HIGH School's DECA group is just 2 years old, but already it has captured the state championship and shown it can be a national presence. DECA (not an acronym) is a national student organization that focuses on business management, entrepreneurship and marketing. Students compete in state and national events that highlight their business acumen. Howard High has the largest DECA chapter in the state, with 133 members. At the Maryland State Leadership Development Conference, held March 8-10 in Hagerstown, Howard High students captured 48 recognition awards for ranking among the top six in their categories, 38 individual trophies and a first-place win for overall performance.
NEWS
By Diane Mikulis and Diane Mikulis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 29, 2000
Students at Howard High School are getting serious about business careers by taking some tough classes and participating in a business organization that gives them practical experience and networking opportunities. This month,33 Howard students traveled to Hagerstown to participate in the Maryland State Leadership Development Conference sponsored by DECA, a student organization that focuses on business management, entrepreneurship and marketing. The group brought home 46 recognition awards for performances in competitive events, enough to put it in third place in the state.
NEWS
May 16, 1994
JOSEPH E. JIRSA III, 17, son of Raquel and Joseph Jirsa Jr., of Guadelupe Drive north of Westminster.School: Senior at Westminster High School.Honored for: Being named semifinalist in the National Hispanic Scholar Recognition Program. His mother was born in Puerto Rico.Joseph also was honored by the Carroll County Board of Education Wednesday for qualifying in the Hispanic Scholar program. At that meeting, he was among six Westminster High School students commended by the board for their participation in the DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
NEWS
March 18, 1992
Twelve Westminster High School marketing students won 24 awards and a state Distributive Education Clubs of America executive board office at the 29th annual Maryland State DECA Career Development Conference March 5-7 in Hagerstown, Washington County.Amy Mullinix was elected Maryland State DECA Region I vice president. The region includesCarroll, Frederick and Washington counties. She and Scott Spertzel, Shawn Smith-Lewter and Amy Boundy, will have the opportunity to represent the state at the National DECA Career Development Conference April 28-May 3 in Anaheim, Calif.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 21, 2001
HOWARD HIGH School's DECA group is just 2 years old, but already it has captured the state championship and shown it can be a national presence. DECA (not an acronym) is a national student organization that focuses on business management, entrepreneurship and marketing. Students compete in state and national events that highlight their business acumen. Howard High has the largest DECA chapter in the state, with 133 members. At the Maryland State Leadership Development Conference, held March 8-10 in Hagerstown, Howard High students captured 48 recognition awards for ranking among the top six in their categories, 38 individual trophies and a first-place win for overall performance.
NEWS
November 20, 1991
A group of Westminster High School marketing students graduated fromthe annual Maryland Distributive/Marketing Education Clubs of America Fall Leadership Academy during a two-day conference in Hagerstown, Washington County.Students attended workshops designed to encourage participation in the state and national DECA Spring Career Development Conference's competitive events, to promote business and management skills, and to develop the personal relations skills expected of business employees and managers.
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