On Feb. 22, Glenforest Secondary School hosted its annual DECA Connect event, a one day conference to provide students with opportunities to discuss how the skills gained from DECA can help them achieve their desired career paths. Students and staff welcomed guest speakers Associate Director of Admissions and Communications at the University of Waterloo Patricia Mah, and Glenforest alums Amit Kumar, Angela Zhou and Sara Raza.
At the conference, students took part in a Dragon's Den style case competition to innovate a product or technology best suited to support student progress and success.
Glenforest's DECA students participated in the DECA Provincials competition on Feb. 10 in Toronto and took home a total of 52 awards. From April 20 to 26, 15 students will travel to the International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia to compete.
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