Member Spotlight: Raghav Prakash, Westview High School

Every now and then we like to highlight our awesome members around the state. It's a great chance to catch up with one of our outstanding members and share more about what they are up to. Today, we introduce Raghav Prakash, of Westview DECA. Raghav, a rising senior, has participated in DECA since his sophomore year and has attended ICDC his sophomore and junior year. He competed in Accounting Applications series at ICDC 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia and Financial Team Decision Making (FTDM) at ICDC 2015 in Orlando, Florida.

During his freshman year of high school Raghav took his first business class, Computer Business Applications. He followed up by taking Accounting 1 during his sophomore year and Advanced Accounting this past year. Raghav will continue his business education in the fall by taking Accounting 3 and assisting Westview’s student store. This past year Raghav and his partner Rama Somayajula placed 1st at SCDC in FTDM. They competed at ICDC and won 3rd place overall becoming one of four Oregon competitors to place in the top three. DECA has opened up Raghav to the business world and he hopes to attain an MBA later in life. He is excited for the upcoming year and cannot wait for ICDC 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. Good luck and Keep up the good work Raghav!