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ICDC 2013

News and Events


DECA INTERNATIONAL CDC COMPETITION
STOCK MARKET GAME AWARD RECIPIENT:
JUSTIN PATEL

It's not easy navigating finances during times when the economy is unstable, but Justin Patel of Eufaula High School has proven that he has the business savy to compete on the international level and find success in the Stock Market Game competition.

During the ICDC Grand Awards Ceremony, Justin was awarded 3rd Place in the Stock Market Game Competition. When his name was announced,loud cheers proudly errupted in the audience from his advisor, Tim Klages (pictured left with Justin) and the Alabama delegation.  

DECA and the SIFMA Foundation for Investor Education partner to provide DECA Advisors and their members with an opportunity to learn hands-on about investing and the stock market. Using The Stock Market Game™ (SMG), members in the DECA Investment Challenge work in teams of one to three to create and manage virtual investment portfolios of stocks and funds. Teams with the highest percentage growth above or below the S&P 500 are eligible to attend ICDC, where they defend their investment decisions.

ALABAMA DECA ICDC CELEBRATION

The Alabama delegation arrived safely in Anaheim, California.  There are approximately 16,000 DECA members participating in the International Career Development Conference--setting a new attendance record.  

Congratulations to the following 2013 ICDC finalists and advisors:

 

Katherine Davis (RFSM) Auburn High School/D. Killingsworth, Advisor

Abigail Poole (FMS) Haleyville Center of Technology/N. Middleton, Advisor

Keanu Brackin and Sherteria Kitchens (TTDM) Auburn High School/D. Killingsworth, Advisor

Justin Patel (SMG) Eufaula High School/T. Klages, Advisor