3 high school students win AICPA-sponsored tournaments


Three high school students won live, AICPA-hosted Bank On It tournaments held at business and finance conferences in 2017.

Bank On It is an interactive online game featuring more than 1,000 questions to challenge students' knowledge of accounting fundamentals and real-world, everyday work scenarios in the profession.

The three winners are listed below, along with their tournament locations:

  • Joseph DiBitetto, of New York — Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif.
  • Eric Jimenez, of Florida — National Academy of Finance NEXT Conference in Dallas
  • Bryson Lyons, of Idaho — Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Also, educators interested in using the game as an instructional tool can register through Start Here, Go Places. at startheregoplaces.com.

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