High School Essay Contests

Presented by:
Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

Think, Read, and Write.

PICPA is committed to helping future CPAs succeed! In lieu of a High School Essay Contest in 2019, the Pennsylvania CPA Foundation has launched a new scholarship open to high school seniors interested in accounting.


The deadline to apply for 2019 High School Student scholarships has passed. Check back soon for winners list!


Congratulations to our 2018 High School Essay winners!

Greater Philadelphia Chapter

1st Place: Fiona Jenkins, Abington Senior High School
2nd Place: Jenna Smith, Upper Dublin High School
3rd Place: Hannah Nguyen, PA Leadership Charter School

Honorable Mention: James Pittman, Abington Senior High School
Honorable Mention: Matthew Kobar, Wissahickon High School

Reading Chapter

1st Place: Timothy Crowley, Homeschooled
2nd Place: Cade Bleashka, Mahanoy Area Junior Senior High School
3rd Place: Stephanie Boyer, Pine Grove Area High School

School Raffle: Mahanoy Area Junior Senior High School

High School Programs
Accounting Career Days are held across the state and are a great way for students to get an overview of all of the great career options for CPAs. Check out the 2018 dates and locations.
CPA Career Resources
Count on Success BookHelp students explore all of the CPA career choices with these helpful books, videos, guides, a classroom CPA speakers.

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