ETF Outstanding High School Accounting Student Award Reception

On June 9, the Educational Trust Fund handed out $500 scholarships to 15 Outstanding High School Accounting Student Award winners. Thanks to an additional two scholarships funded by Stephen Pedneault, CPA, CFE of Forensic Accounting Services, LLC, a total of 17 high school students were recognized. 

CSCPA Executive Director Art Renner, CPA kicked off the evening's awards.


Educational Trust Fund Chair Alan Currie, CPA welcomed the crowd.


ETF Chair-Elect and UConn Professor Larry Gramling offered a keynote address, speaking to both the high school award winners and new CPAs honored.


The award winners. Not pictured are Elizabeth Curatolo of New Milford High School, Stephanie Lee of Killingly High School, Brendan Melanophy of Danbury High School, Alan Pastyrnak of Bristol Eastern High School, and Sima Patel of Tolland High School.


Jacky Chan of Masuk High School


Bliss Clark of Hill Regional Career High School


Evan Comer of Nathan Hale-Ray High School


Emily Doll of Mark T. Sheehan High School


Luciani Flecha-Rosado of Bulkeley High School


James Germain of Southington High School


Morgan Hirt of Cheshire High School


Lindsey Kelley of Northwestern Regional #7 High School


Daniel Muriel-Ramirez of the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering


Genna Rossi of Newtown High School


Geoffrey Sardo of Seymour High School


Katherine Slaughter of Wilton High School


Stephen Pedneault, CPA, CFE funded two scholarships for students interested in forensic accounting, including Morgan Hirt of Cheshire High School.


Award winner Evan Comer of Nathan Hale-Ray High School is the son of CSCPA member Thomas Comer, CPA of Comer & Company in Middletown.