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Deckers Brands teaches Lompoc high school students ins and outs of business

Deckers Brand teach business to Maple High school Students
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LOMPOC, Calif. -- Students from a Lompoc high school program got to learn the ins and outs of business earlier this month thanks to Goleta-based Deckers Brands.

Maple Makers is a program from Maple High School that teaches students about the economics of entrepreneurship through a student-based business. Students in the program create various clothing items, design logos and more.

Students got the chance to visit Deckers Brands on February 5 to see the business concepts in action.

Students learned about the innovative product development process for both the Ugg and Teva brands.

The Deckers marketing team shared their insights into building a brand and gave students real ideas on how to improve the Maple Maker marketing efforts.

Students also got to see a Virtual Reality store and a 3D printing lab.

Maple High School Principal Katy Wallace thanks the business for placing a conscious effort in improving the community around them.

Lompoc Unified School District Superintendent gave the following statement:

“We are always looking for innovative ways to teach our students.  Maple Makers provides just that. Couple that with an opportunity to see a community-minded business using those same fundamental skills- well, it’s powerful.”

Superintendent Trevor McDonald, Lompoc Unified School District

For more information about Deckers Brand click here.

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