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Cara GoochStudent Success Profile

Cara Nicole Gooch, Bolivar, MO

Sophomore Marketing and Management Major
Robert W. Plaster School of Business

Academic Accomplishments

  • Elected C-DECA STATE PRESIDENT, Spring 2012
  • INTERNATIONAL COLLEGIATE DECA COMPETITION in Travel and Tourism (6th Place), Spring 2012
  • Inducted into ALPHA CHI ALPHA, Fall 2012
  • Qualified for NATIONAL COMPETITION FOR PHI BETA LAMBDA in Future Business Executive, Summer 2012


  • Internship in Sydney, Australia
  • Become an International Officer in C-DECA
  • Start planning a Non-Profit Organization
  • Running for International C-DECA Officer Spring 2013
  • Make A Difference


  • Collegiate DECA: Missouri State President
  • Phi Beta Lambda: MSSU Chapter President
  • Epsilon Mu Sigma (Honors Society): Vice President
  • Honors Program
  • Alpha Chi Alpha

Career Plans

  • Open her own Non-Profit Organization to HELP OTHERS in need; right now she is looking into working with foster children and helping them transition into the workforce or college.
  • TRAVEL United States to promote her organization
  • CHANGE the World
  • Make other people SMILE