Braves honored by national organization for business students

NEWS RELEASE: Heather Higdon, Director of Communications

INDIAN HILL, OH (April 21, 2020) –  Four Indian Hill High School seniors have been selected as Emerging Leaders within marketing and finance by the national organization for business students, DECA.

Four Indian Hill seniors have been named Emerging Leaders by DECA, the national organization for business students: David Slattery, Manasi Singh, Saskia Gobonya, and Elizabeth Saba (Provided)

Students David Slattery, Manasi Singh, Elizabeth Saba, and Saskia Gobonya are being recognized for being academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, and experienced leaders through participation in DECA.

“These students have been a part of the marketing program for several years and have shown leadership and dedication within the program,” said Indian Hill High School teacher Susan Schonauer, who manages the DECA program as part of the Great Oaks Marketing Management and Research Program. “They went the extra mile to earn this award!”

The Braves earned this distinction through academic achievement, service to the community, gaining professional experience through internships, and taking part in leadership activities and events at Indian Hill High School and in the community.


DECA is a career-focused student organization composed of more than 210,000 students who are interested 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.

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