April 22, 2014

High Achieving California DECA Members Receive Scholarships


Each year, DECA, Inc. and its corporate sponsors from the National Advisory Board grant over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA members for their outstanding leadership and achievements. The recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their excellence on stage at the International Career Development Conference.

This year, three high achieving members of California DECA received scholarships of $1,000 each:

  • George He, Fremont High School, Sunnyvale

  • Byron Lo, Foothill High School, Pleasanton

  • Margarita Oreta, Martin Luther King High School, Riverside

Congratulations to these winners, and we wish you luck in your future endeavors!

A full list of nationwide winners can be found at

For more information regarding DECA’s scholarship programs, please visit

About California DECA
California DECA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Career and Technical Student Organization, endorsed by the California Department of Education. With over 4,500 members in 59 schools throughout California, California DECA works to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in four fields of business: marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. For more information about California DECA, visit


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