School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

University of Mississippi DECA students take home statewide awards

Posted on: March 5th, 2020 by ldrucker

University of Mississippi DECA chapter members recently won three awards in a statewide competition in Meridian.

The winners are:

Business Ethics:  1st place team of Dalton Robison and Kyle Boyd
Professional Selling:  1st place Dalton Robison
Financial Accounting:  2nd place Chris Brown

University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media professor R. J. Morgan is the new sponsor for DECA.

“I already knew our program housed some of the best young communicators and business/marketing students in the state, but Dalton and his team are truly on the cusp of something big here,” he said. “On to Atlanta!”


DECA winners. From left, Kyle Boyd, Chris Brown and Dalton Robison.

DECA Inc., formerly Distributive Education Clubs of America, is a career and technical student organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. The Collegiate Division includes over 15,000 members in 275 colleges and more colleges.