Recipients must have completed courses taught by educators who participated in the AICPA's Accounting Program for Building the Profession: Advanced High School Accounting (known as the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project), which trains high school educators to teach higher-level accounting curricula.
Recipients also must attend a two- or four-year accredited college or university on a full-time basis and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0. Students may be nominated by an educator or school counselor registered on the AICPA's Start Here, Go Places. website or be nominated by a current AICPA member.
The recipients, who receive $2,000 each to be used toward their education, are listed below with the high school where they completed the Advanced High School Accounting course and the college they're attending:
- Lexus Gonterman, Central Hardin High School, Georgetown College
- Kaylee Johnson, Summertown High School, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
- Andrew Kozan, Salem High School, Siena Heights University
- Alexandra Lamoree, Farragut High School, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
- Hayley Newman, Silver Creek High School, Indiana University
- Alec Olinger, Silver Creek High School, University of Southern Indiana
- Luke Quinney, Jim Ned High School, Texas A&M University
- Scott Rothschild, Council Rock High School North, The George Washington University
- Ronald Walton, Central High School, Middle Tennessee State University
- Lauren Zambon, Canton High School, Central Michigan University