Tag Archives: DECA


Marketing prowess reaps record return

NHS to be well represented at national DECA competition NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School’s DECA program out did itself at the State Career Development Conference. The program had 10 teams,…


DECA sets sights on state competition

NAUGATUCK — Students in Naugatuck High School’s DECA program are preparing to bring their marketing skills to the state level. On Feb. 25, Naugatuck High students will present their projects…


Students marketing ‘Freezin for a Reason’

NAUGATUCK — Three Naugatuck High School students are working to show there’s a reason to be freezing. NHS DECA students Heyi Cheng, Michael Huzior and Kevin Okifo are working on…


Cruz Night to benefit NHS teacher

NAUGATUCK — Students and the community are planning to come together to support a teacher in need. The Naugatuck High School DECA program will host Cruz Night in June to…


DECA planning Cruz Night

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA program is hosting a Cruz Night in June to benefit world languages teacher Rebecca Cruz. Cruz, a veteran teacher who is in her…

Salem Elementary School Principal Jennifer Kruge, left, and Special Olympic medalist Loretta Claiborne address students at the school in Naugatuck on Oct. 9. Claiborne visited Salem and Naugatuck High School to talk with students as part of the high school DECA group’s “Spread the Word to Stop the Word” campaign. -LUKE MARSHALL

Special athlete delivers anti-bullying message

NAUGATUCK — Salem Elementary School students received a special lesson on bullying from a special athlete last week. Special Olympic athlete and motivational speaker Loretta Claiborne visited the school Oct….

The 5th Annual Clash for the Cure students versus faculty basketball game will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at Naugatuck High School.

Students, faculty clash for the cure tonight at NHS

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA club is holding its 5th Annual Clash for the Cure students versus faculty basketball game tonight at 7 p.m. in the high school’s…

Naugatuck High School DECA students took home some hardware at the Connecticut DECA Career Development Competition Feb. 29 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Pictured, first row, from left students Mason Cabanas, Chelsea Maza and Muad Hrezi. Back row, from left, students Gabrielle Wilson, Samantha Medrek, Danielle Matos, Isabella Verrilli, Pollyanna Paiva Silva and Georgette Nixon. -CONTRIBUTED

NHS students earn accolades at state competition

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School DECA students returned home from a statewide competition with their share of hardware. The 60th annual Connecticut DECA Career Development Competition was held Feb. 29…

Naugatuck High School Juniors Chelsea Maza and Mason Cabanas are creating an anti-bullying program as part of a DECA marketing competition.

NHS students hope to tackle bullying

NAUGATUCK — With several high-profile cases of suicide among teens who were victims of bullying in recent years, bullying has been a hot topic among school districts and legislators trying…

From left, Naugatuck High School senior Ruben Ferreira, senior Alisha Casiano, sophomore Lauren Blum, and junior Christina Costa were among 10 NHS students to attend a DECA leadership conference in Florida last week.

DECA trip all business

Ten Naugatuck High School students joined another 15,000 blue-blazered students in Orlando, Fla. last week at the International Career Development Conferences. The event was hosted by the Distribution Education Clubs…