Tanya Iyer, a junior at Naperville North High School, is ecstatic to serve as a member of the Illinois DECA State Action Team! Originally enticed to DECA by the promise of fierce competition and silly hats at ICDC, she grew to enjoy the spontaneity and camaraderie of the DECA community – everything from the adrenaline of role plays to the ingenuity of 30 page business plans.
Tanya is extremely grateful to serve her chapter as the VP of Competition. She has qualified for ICDC with her individual series event her freshman and sophomore years, finishing as a finalist her sophomore year, and credits the competitive experiences with her curiosity and fervor for all things DECA.
In her free time, Tanya enjoys playing with her brother, being deadpan, and reading. One of her favorite books is, of course, Freakonomics. Overall, Tanya is extremely grateful toward her family, friends, school, and the DECA community for giving her the opportunity to serve the organization she couldn’t imagine living without.