Seven Fairfax HS Students Earn Awards at 2023 International DECA Conference

Seven Fairfax HS DECA students earned DECA’s highest honors at the organization’s annual International Career Development Conference, held in Orlando, Fla., April 22-25. 

DECA is a career and technical student organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college- and career-ready. The competitions are designed to simulate real-life business scenarios and test students’ academic understanding and skills development. 

In the Commonwealth of Virginia, DECA members are enrolled in a marketing education class at their high schools. More information about DECA is available online.  

A complete list of all Fairfax HS winners can be found below.

Career Development Project 6 Sarah Hegazy/Sami Moudarres
Community Awareness Project Finalist Kiran Ashok/Ronit Manchanda
Community Giving Project Finalist Riya Menon/Ella Modes
Principles of Business Management and Administration Finalist Kathleen Murray