Accounting Challenge held

<p class="p1">The individual and team winners of the 18th annual Accounting Challenge at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have been announced. </p><p class="p1">The School of Accountancy in SIU’s College of Business sponsored the two-part event, which included individual and team tests, on Feb. 19.  </p><p class="p1">About 20 high schools and three community colleges participated in written tests and a hands-on creative challenge. </p><p class="p1">Students from Shawnee Community College were among the competitors and winners.</p><p class="p1">Individual students earning the highest scores in the three divisions of the academic challenge earned certificates along with scholarships worth up to $500 if they attend SIU and major in accounting. </p><p class="p1">The team building contest winners received trophies for their schools and for individual team members. </p><p class="p1">In the community college individual category, winners included:</p><p class="p1">Second: tie, Brandon Arrowood, Shawnee Community College, and Brian Adams, John A. Logan College, $300 each.</p><p class="p1">Winners in the community college team competition included:</p><p class="p1">First, Shawnee Community College: Alicia Chase, Jon-David Johnston, Evan Hughey, Brandon Arrowood, Ashley Graham. </p>


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