The Blaze Burger is back, along with the partnership between Burnsville High School DECA and Burger Jones. The specialty burger will be available at the Burnsville Burger Jones throughout October, and for each one sold, DECA will earn $1. All proceeds go towards DECA student scholarships.
Burnsville High School DECA club is once again teaming up with Memorial Blood Center to plan and manage a blood drive during the school day on May 23. The blood drive is open to BHS students and staff.
The Life Illuminated campaign is a series of blood drives run by DECA, which prepares students who want to pursue finance, marketing, hospitality and management fields. BHS is one of many high schools and colleges across the globe that offers DECA to its students.
Thirty Burnsville High School DECA students competed at the 2018 Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference (SCDC), held March 4-6 in Minneapolis. One student qualified for Nationals and nine students were named state finalists in a competition that had more than 2,000 students compete.
Senior Ryan Horrocks was a state finalist in the Advanced Interview and Marketing Communications series. He placed third in the Marketing Communications series event and qualified for DECA Nationals, which will be April 21-24 in Georgia.
Thirty Burnsville High School students are moving on to the state DECA competition after participating at a district-level event in St. Paul on Jan. 5.
DECA is a leadership program that provides real-world experiences to prepare students for careers in finance, entrepreneurship, hospitality, marketing and management. Students in DECA-related classes, such as Introduction to Business and Marketing, Professional Sales and Marketing, and DECA Seminar, also have the opportunity to participate in competitive events that focus on demonstrating the skills they’ve learned.
Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The scholarship covers the cost of attendance, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and travel expenses.
Columbia is among Ivy League schools, which are generally viewed as the most prestigious and highest-quality in the world.
Burnsville High School’s DECA club is planning a blood drive at the school on Nov. 3 during the school day for BHS students and staff.
DECA is a club that prepares students wanting to go into the finance, marketing, hospitality and management fields. BHS is one of many high schools and colleges across the globe that offers DECA to its students.
“Working on the blood drive has taught us how to act and work in the business field,” BHS senior and DECA officer Jake Chudecke said. “In the long run, through our work with local businesses, we are becoming real-world ready.”
Thirty-one Burnsville High School students competed at the 2017 Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference (SCDC) on March 19-21 at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency. This year's theme for the SCDC was "Own Your Future."