"Before high school, I heard about a business organization called DECA. It piqued my interest because I wanted to learn more about business concepts and compete at regional and international competitions. After joining my freshman year, DECA allowed me to meet the most fun, intelligent leaders throughout my school. My first competition put wind in my sails and only grew my love for this organization. I went on to serve as my chapter’s president during my sophomore year. DECA has been such a huge part of my life throughout high school and has allowed me to meet some of my closest friends as well as develop my professional skills. I am so grateful that I decided to join DECA."
Collin Krueger, Laramie High School
My name is Rowdy Morman and I am a senior from Campbell County High School. This will be my fourth, and final year competing with all of you in DECA as I will be finishing up high school and planning to attend one of the United States military academies. So far, I have attended two of the International Career and Development Conferences and I am seeking a third trip alongside my Gillette boog buddies. Let's make this year strong and memorable for everyone.
My name is Xiner Luo. Next fall, I will be a junior at Laramie High School. I joined DECA my freshman year of high school and immediately fell in love with all that this organization has to offer. I qualified to go to ICDC both my freshman and sophomore year in my individual and team events. My second year of DECA (sophomore year), I was the VP of Hospitality of the Laramie High School DECA Chapter. My job was to welcome new members, plan meetings, and make presentations for those meetings. I really enjoy meeting/getting to know the people in my school, helping my chapter stay organized and on track for future goals, and volunteering in our community! Starting off my third year in this organization, I am a part of the wonderful Wyoming State Officer Team which I know we will achieve great things together!
My name is Dusty Lick and I'm a Junior this year. I'm very hardworking and being in DECA has improved so many of my skills, like public speaking and time management. This is my third year as a DECA member. Last year I was my chapter's secretary and this year I am the South High Chapter President. I look forward to working with members around the state as a new Wyoming State Officer!
My name is Cassie Madrid and this school year will be my third year as a part of the Natrona County High School DECA chapter. I joined DECA my sophomore year and I am super excited to be such a big part of the organization this school year. DECA has helped to build so much of my character and gain so much more confidence in my speaking abilities. I have met so many amazing people and have had the opportunity to experience many new things. DECA has given me an abundance of life skills and led me to learn more about myself and the world around me. I am super excited to see what this year brings and to be a part of Wyoming’s DECA journey and experience!
My name is Kendall Moyte and I attend East High School and have competed in DECA for the past three years. DECA has given me the greatest friendships and has taught me many valuable skills that will be helpful in the real world. Such as: knowing what to expect and being prepared for job interviews, knowing how to communicate and present myself professionally, and quick problem solving skills. I plan to stay in wonderful Wyoming and pursue a career in the medical field and, hopefully, one day own my own business. I most recently was Vice President of my high school’s chapter and have enjoyed competing in entrepreneurship role plays, and many projects throughout the years. I’m very excited to continue to compete as a state officer in the upcoming year and have the opportunity to work with the other Wyoming DECA chapters.