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Owens Community College Hosts DECA Fall Frenzy, Sept. 24

Tuesday, September 21, 2010   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matthew Montoya
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PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – Students from eight area high schools will showcase their knowledge and skills in marketing, merchandising, management and entrepreneurship as they compete in the DECA Fall Frenzy as part of a collaborative effort between Owens Community College and Penta Career Center. The event will take place at Owens on Friday, Sept. 24.

DECA Fall Frenzy will occur from 8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the College's Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus in Perrysburg Township.

"Owens Community College is excited to once again partner with Penta Career Center and host an event dedicated to enhancing student skills related to careers within the business field,” said Jennifer Irelan, Owens Director of Enrollment Services.

DECA, which stands for "Distributive Education Clubs of America”, is a national organization dedicated to enhancing educational and career opportunities for high school and college students within the areas of marketing, management and entrepreneurship. Since its founding in 1946, DECA has remained on the cutting edge of educational innovation, working with the business community to integrate academic achievement with career and technical skills. Each year the organization's scholarship program awards over $250,000 in financial assistance to students, which are generated from more than 50 corporations.

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