CPA Exam’s Top 10


T he AICPA announced the winners of the 2005 Elijah Watt Sells Awards, which are presented annually to the candidates earning the highest cumulative scores on the four sections of the Uniform CPA Exam. They are (in alphabetical order): Steven C. Anderson, a candidate from Ohio; Melissa Bylsma, Illinois; Mark Raymond Danielson Jr., Texas; Elizabeth A. Diehl, Virginia; Adina Mitnick Hollander, Maryland; William Harris Leder, Texas; Kristin Danielle St. Raymond, Arizona; Hazel M. Tucker, Utah; Steven W. Utke, Pennsylvania; and Peter E. Wick, Wisconsin. The awards were created in 1923 to honor Sells, who was among the nation’s first CPAs and active in establishing the AICPA. To be eligible to win, a candidate must have completed testing during the previous calendar year and passed each exam section on his or her first attempt.

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