Jim Engelken, a director of For the Future Foundation has been an active supporter of Durango High School DECA for many years, serving as a DECA judge helping students prepare for conferences. Engelken commented, “I am pleased to present this support to DHS DECA to take the chapter to the next level of achievement, where students of all backgrounds can get involved and catch a vision for their own future in Marketing, Management, Hospitality, Finance and Entrepreneurship”.
DHS DECA advisor Dave Dillman responded to the generosity of this grant “This generous donation will provide a significant investment in our DECA members and enhance their preparation for the upcoming leadership conferences in Craig, CO, Colorado Springs and Anaheim. I look forward to bringing top notch assistant advisor on board to assist these positive and forward thinking students“.
Durango High School DECA is a club rapidly growing with 35 local members, 8500 Colorado members, and 215,000 members internationally. DECA allows students to experience the business world and develop leadership, professional and competitive skills. DECA strives to create real life business situations to build entrepreneurs in the future. For more Information go to www.durangohsmarketing.weebly.com, www.deca.org or contact Dave Dillman at 970.259.1630 Ext 2247