Clarion accounting students place first in competition

From staff reports

Clarion University accounting students placed first in the IIA-PICPA Internal Audit Case competition.

The Clarion team, which consists only of undergraduate students, received the first-place award of $2,000.

Team members include Anagen Wood of Clarion, Jamie Dieffenbach of Cogan Station, Dante Grenci of Butler, Carri Pakozdi of Butler, Jason Poor of Cogan Station and Samantha Schlak of Fairfield.

The team’s advisor is Kim Hock, audit director at PNC Bank.

The case competition is an interactive, educational, collaborative event that challenges students to work with their peers to analyze data, develop ideas and communicate findings.

Nineteen other teams participated in the competition.