Sharika Menon - VP of team operations
Sharika Menon, Texas DECA's 2017-2018 Vice President of Team Operations, is currently a senior at Vista Ridge High School. She has been a DECA member and competitor since her freshman year. She served as her chapter's sophomore officer and Vice President and is currently serving as one of her chapter’s Co-Presidents.
During Sharika's sophomore year, she and her team placed fifth at ICDC finals in the Buying and Merchandising Operations Research event. During her junior year she and her team placed sixth at ICDC finals in the same event. She is extremely excited to continue her DECA journey by competing with her team again and by serving as a part of the Texas DECA State Officer Team for the 2017-2018 school year.
In addition to DECA, Sharika enjoys being a part of the Speech and Debate team, where she serves as Debate Captain; her school’s choir, where she sings in Chorale, the large varsity mixed choir; National Honor Society, where she is a part of her chapter’s executive council; and Spanish National Honor Society. She also enjoys playing the piano and has been doing so for five years. After high school, Sharika hopes to attend a university where she can major in business. She plans on continuing her education by attending law school afterwards.
Over the years, Sharika has learned a great deal from DECA. DECA has taught her to be determined, outgoing, and allowed her to build long lasting friendships. DECA has also helped guide Sharika to a career path for the future. Sharika is thankful to have joined DECA her freshman year and encourages others to do so as well.
Contact Sharika: firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow Sharika: @sharikamenon_