Tag Archives: DECA


Project seeks to raise awareness of homeless vets

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School DECA officers Alanna Readel and Amanda Rinaldi are working to increase awareness of the issue of U.S. veteran homelessness. The two students are working on…


Rip the Runway returning

NAUGATUCK — After a year hiatus, the Naugatuck High School DECA Chapter is once again set to rip the runway DECA’s fifth annual Rip the Runway fashion show, which features…


DECA raising money for Boys and Girls Club

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School DECA chapter is working with Buffalo Wild Wings in Waterbury on a fundraiser to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. The…


Clashing on the court

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School students and faculty clashed on the basketball court to raise money for cancer research. The annual Clash for the Cure was held March 26 at…


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….