For the third consecutive year the Monroe NABA Student Chapter (National Association of Black Accountants) won the NABA New York Case Study Competition, hosted by Deliotte LLP. Led by chapter president, Ms. Tabatha Malone, teammates Ms. Shivan Carryl, Ms. Nancy Castro, Ms. Trudy- Ann Carr, Ms. Shanea Griffin and Mr. James Fashakin performed expertly to take the crown.
The Monroe NABA students made their presentation to Deliotte executives on the topic of:Construction-type Contracts; Percentage of Completion Method versus Completed Contract Method and their implications or lack thereof.Competing schools included Baruch College, Long Island University, and Pace University.
The Monroe College NABA Chapter has won the student case study competition three of the last five years. The competition presents the students with the challenge of researching and formulating the most practical solution to an accounting-related issue. Winners are granted a monetary award from Deloitte, as well as recognition in NABA’s publications.
Many of the NABA students go on to internships and employment as a result of their participation. For example, James Fashakin will be working full time for PWC starting this Fall 2012, Trudy Ann Carr is doing an internship at PWC this semester, Nancy Castro is doing an internship at J.P. Morgan Chase this semester, Shivan Carryl will be doing an internship at KPMG this semester, Tabatha Malone, a graduate will start working full time at Prudential Financial in June. Also, Shanae Griffin is enrolled in the King Graduate School.
Several Monroe students will be receiving scholarship awards at the upcoming New YorkNABA gala. Congratulations to Lindon Forbes, Rethea Powell,Noella Allwood, Nancy Castro, Lisa Whyte, and Shari Greenway.
Also, these students will be receiving National Scholarship Awards at the upcoming NABA convention in Pheonix, AZ:Nancy Castro,Shivan Carryl,Rethea Powell,Shanae Griffin,Noella Allwood, Lindon Forbes, Mohammed Ajawara, Paula Holmes, Shivana Ramcharan,Trudy-Ann Carr,Cecile Brown,Trupthy Krishnan,and Ehud Tamir. Congratulations!