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KC Accounting Students Compete at SIUC

The SIU School of Accountancy held its 16th Annual Accounting Challenge competition on Friday, February 21, 2014 in the Student Recreation Center at Southern Illinois University. This annual competition provides high school students, as well as Community College transfers, with the opportunity to visit SIU and experience the University and the surrounding community. The competition is comprised of both an academic and team-building components. The competition is of no charge to the schools with the primary funding provided by the Accounting Circle, which is made up of alumni and friends of the School of Accountancy. The students have the opportunity to win scholarships based on their performance.  Over 300 students participated in the academic and teambuilding challenges.

 

Two Kaskaskia College students, Elaine Boozer of Centralia and Lorraine Albert of Mulberry Grove, tied for third in the competition.  Each will receive a scholarship for her efforts.  Other students competing were Emily Theising of Bartelso, Zachary Torbeck of Odin, Grant Rexilius of Kell, Terry Farmer of Centralia, and Emily Hug of Nashville.

 

The Kaskaskia College team came in 4th place in the combined team building/academic test competition.​ 



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