Meet Catherine

Catherine Horton, a Georgia native living in Arizona, is a three-year DECA member. She has served as a chapter officer at Mountain Ridge High School and as an Arizona DECA State Officer. She finds great joy in all the opportunities and challenges DECA presents and thrives in building relationships with members. Loving the competitive aspect of DECA, Catherine competed at the association and international levels in Marketing Management Team Decision Making and Community Awareness Project events. She is excited to continue her service as an advocate for DECA. In the fall of 2021, she will pursue degrees in Marketing and Business Administration. Throughout Catherine’s high school career, she was involved in many extracurricular activities. She was a varsity cheerleader, International Thespian, National Honor Society member and a freshman mentor.

Signature Workshop

Who Are You?
In this workshop, students will discover their leadership style through the DECA Styles assessment. During the workshop, students will collaborate with others who have the same and different leadership styles in order to learn more about their fellow emerging leaders and how different styles complement each other.

Signature Keynote

Journey Through Life
From Georgia to Arizona, hear the story of my move across the United States from learning to adapt to change and utilizing past experiences to finding my niche in the Wild West. Learn the value of embracing whatever life throws your way to prepare for the next steps in your journey.


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