In accordance with new membership guidelines through DECA Inc., New Hampshire DECA began a program for New Hampshire’s 8th graders in 2013-2014.  In 2017 the Middle School Conference took place on May 24th, at SNHU in Manchester. 

Five New Hampshire Middle Schools took part in this innovative program this year:

  • Hillsboro-Deering Middle School - Hillsboro NH
  • Bedford Middle School - Bedford NH
  • Fairgrounds Middle School - Nashua NH
  • Pennichuck Middle School - Nashua NH
  • Weare Middle School - Weare, NH

8th Grade DECA students are able to participate in many of the same high school activities including:

  • *NH DECA Fall Leadership Conference
  • *DECA Virtual Business Challenge
  • *DECA Stock Market Challenge
  • *State Career Development Conference (One Day Middle School Track)
  • *State Middle School DECA Conference 


8th Grade DECA students have their own Career Development Conference held in May. The 2017 Conference was held at SNHU in Manchester.  Students participated in case studies, team building, group marketing projects, business trivia challenges, and a number of other fun and educational activities. 

For more information contact:

Suzanne Winters
Nashua South High School
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.