Buffalo Grove wins Harper's Financial Accounting Contest

Buffalo Grove High School's Financial Accounting Team captured first place in a field of eight schools in the 31st annual Harper Area Accounting Contest at Harper College on April 15.

Buffalo Grove has won 20 championships in the 31 years the contest has been held.

Open to all high schools within the Harper attendance area, the Harper Accounting Contest is a 75 question test. Ranking is based on the number of questions answered correctly. The total of the highest five scores per school determines the winners.

Buffalo Grove's team, coached by accounting teacher and girls swimming and diving coach Tom Mroz, includes seniors Paola Arriaga, Salokhiddin Khusniddinov, Deyan Kuybishev Akshar Patel, Sam Rothlisberger, Sara Tolvstad and Kevin Salvano, all of whom placed in the contest.

Junior team members who won awards were Vladislava Botsul, Melanie Branza, Scott Clay, Deirdra Day, Nicole Dedes, Elisabeth Jaszka, Sasha Reznik, and Tyler Starzec.

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