Isaiah Delpino - President
Isaiah from Corner Canyon High School is the Utah DECA State President. Isaiah has been a part of DECA since his Sophomore Year. Aside from DECA, Isaiah is passionate about music, running, and finances. He always likes to meet new people and make new connections. Isaiah applies the communication skills that he has learned from DECA when he is ordering a coffee or trying to gain business sponsors. Isaiah plans to attend New York University or The University of Southern California after high school, majoring in business analytics and minoring in business management. Isaiah hopes to positively impact Utah DECA this year.
Sarah Kim - Central Region VP
Sarah Kim from Skyline High School, is the Central Region Vice President for Utah DECA. In terms of business, she has competed in multiple events in both DECA and FBLA, qualified for ICDC and NCL in her first competitive year and was a national finalist for the InvestWrite competition. With her passions set in economics, Sarah looks forward to the work she can accomplish with the state and chapter officers in Utah. Her leadership experience, however, does not stop at being a state officer; she additionally is the mayor for her youth city council, the LD debate captain at Skyline, A youth leader for the Red Cross, and the president of various clubs both in and outside of school. Next fall, she will attend the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania to continue her studies and pursue her passions.
Caleb Atkinson - Southern Region VP
Caleb Atkinson from Crimson Cliffs High School, is the Southern Region Vice President for Utah DECA. His hobbies outside of DECA include soccer, student leadership and running his business. Caleb says that DECA has impacted his life in so many different way and he would not be the person he is today without it. He is looking forward to furthering his education in college and is a future prospect for the Utah Business Scholar Program. Caleb is planning on going into business management after college. DECA has made it easy to become a business addict and has had such a positive impact on his life.
Alyssa Padilla - Technology VP
Alyssa Padilla from Pleasant Grove High School is the Utah DECA Vice President of Technology. DECA has inspired Alyssa’s life by introducing her to the world of business and it has helped her determine what she wants to pursue. Aside from DECA, Alyssa loves to swim, make videos, and learn new things like playing the banjo. If you have any videos, pictures, or stories of your DECA experience this year, send them to her because she loves to recognize other people’s success and make new friends. After highschool Alyssa plans to attend a college in Utah, majoring in digital marketing.