Lee's Summit West senior wins national DECA honor

Baylie Andersen, a senior at Lee’s Summit West High School, received the 2018 DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award.

from LS R-7 Schools

The national 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, a senior in high school and have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 or above. DECA chapter advisor at Lee’s Summit West is Susan Howard.

DECA is a career and technical student organization including more than 210,000 students who are interested in careers in marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality or management.