NOW:53051:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
59°
H ° L °
Clear | 15MPH

Charger Corner earns another top award for best practices

Feb. 18, 2010

Hamilton High School students who run the school store, Charger Corner, learned that they earned a top national recertification and will be recognized at the international DECA conference this April in Louisville. For the fourth consecutive year, the store earned the School-Based Enterprise Gold Certification for its business practices.

 

The students who worked on the recertification were store managers Daniel Waddell and Robert Wiedenfeld, who worked under the tutelage of Hamilton’s DECA advisor and business and marketing educator, Skip Hay. Charger Corner is operated by Hamilton’s DECA Chapter and is managed and staffed by students in Hay’s marketing class.

 

The gold certification is the highest among three levels available to school stores. The recognition level is based on the number and type of activities completed related to five standards: goals, general business practices, student accountability and involvement, merchandising/promotion/display and high performance factors.

 

School-based enterprises are effective educational tools in helping to prepare students for the transition from school to work or college. For many students, they provide the first work experience; for others, they provide an opportunity to build management, supervision and leadership skills.

 

DECA developed the School-Based Enterprise Certification Program to recognize outstanding achievement and motivate excellence and growth. The program provides enterprises with standards for model school store operation.

 

With more than 185,000 members worldwide, DECA is an international association of students studying marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality and marketing sales and service. Approximately 120 students are involved in Hamilton’s DECA Chapter.

 

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» 2014-15 All-Suburban Girls Basketball Team named 4/1

» Washington County votes to implement priority based budgeting process 3/31

» Incumbent judge faces challenge from young lawyer in Waukesha County 3/31

» What to expect on a Menomonee Falls ballot 3/31

» What to expect on a Germantown ballot 3/31

» Germantown resumes plans for 2015 referendum for full-time fire department 3/31

» Family-owned Gehl Foods sold to Chicago-based firm, promising growth 3/30

» Menomonee Falls parents charged with child neglect after son reports sharing food with dogs 3/30

» Germantown summit seeks to 'move beyond standardization into the future of learning' 3/29

» Falls dodgeball tourney slated for Saturday at the high school 3/27

» Germantown School Board reviewing options to address space issues 3/27

» Germantown, Washington County lifts burn ban 3/27

» Menomonee Falls district approves preliminary layoff notices, letter to legislators 3/27

» Chicago private equity firm acquires Germantown-based Gehl Foods 3/27

» Temporary burn ban lifted for Waukesha County, Menomonee Falls 3/25

» Washington County ranks among healthier counties in Wisconsin's Health Rankings 3/25

» The Sprint Episode Three: WIAA state basketball tournament retrospective 3/23

» Proposed bill would allow Germantown school district to start before Sept. 1 3/23

» Proposed bill would allow Menomonee Falls school district to start before Sept. 1 3/23

» Germantown manufacturer recognized among best in country 3/23

» Falls school board to review, approve layoff notices 3/23

» Germantown school board to get update on facilities plans 3/23

» Point ends Germantown basketball team's three-year state reign, 67-51 3/21

» Germantown boys basketball team rolls into final with 82-54 rout of East 3/20

» Falls-based Bradley Corporation recieves nod for wellness efforts 3/20

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT