October 24, 2017

Accounting students gain experience from Relay, contest

by Rosalie Chan, Web Editor After taking College Accounting, students had the opportunity to compete at Harper College’s High School Accounting Contest and work at the Relay For Life accounting tents on Saturday, May 4. “For Relay For Life, it’s a great thing that first, they’re volunteering and helping out, second, they get hands-on training, and third, they get hands-on experience.  It’s difficult to get hands on accounting experience,” Kevin Lennon, business teacher, said. Nick Ricciardi, senior, took College Accounting last semester, and he plans on going into the business field. “It looks good on resumes, but I can learn…

Accounting Club works with Relay For Life to collect money

by Rosalie Chan, Web & News Editor Accounting Club prepares for Relay for Life by collecting money at Bank Night and Relay for Life. “We usually collect between $30,000 and $40,000,” Kevin Lennon, business teacher, said. “It’s cool to see that much cash coming in.” On May 8, they had a meeting, where they received accounting training for Relay for Life. On May 9, Accounting Club will collect money at Relay for Night’s Bank Night, where Relay for Life participants can turn in the money they have raised. Bank Night will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at…