Students Enjoy Annual DECA Event

Labor of Love For Valentine's Day
Posted on 02/18/2020
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For about two hours Thursday afternoon, a wide range of students at Akron’s Kenmore-Garfield High School became one big silly group of teenagers.

They laughed.

They danced.

And they all had fun.

They bonded over music that filled the school’s old gymnasium at a Valentine’s Day dance.

Students in the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) program at the school continued a tradition that dates back more than a decade and put on a dance for fellow classmates with disabilities.

Julie Garcia, a DECA teacher, said it began as a one-time thing but has grown into something much bigger. Read more here >>.

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