Ananya Ramachandran, a senior at Hightstown High School in Hightstown, N.J., is the recipient of the 2017 DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award.
This award recognizes students studying marketing, finance, hospitality and management for being an academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leader through participation in DECA.
The award recipient must be a DECA member in his/her senior year of high school with a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or better for each of the high school semesters. The DECA chapter advisors at Hightstown High School are Kelsey Petrasek and Nicole Akromas.
Ananya is the daughter of Ram and Anandhi Ramachandran of Hightstown, NJ.
DECA is a career and technical student organization composed of more than 210,000 students who are interested in careers in marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality or management. DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning, connect to business and promote competition. DECA student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
For more information about DECA, visit http://www.deca.org.