WSU Vancouver’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter took home two awards and $3,500 in prize money from the honor society’s annual competition Aug. 8-10 in Chicago.
Carson College of Business students Marcus Hendrickson, Andrew Englund and Levi Collins represented the chapter at the competition. Beta Alpha Psi is an international honor society for financial information students and professionals, with more than 300 chapters on college and university campuses.
The WSU Vancouver chapter won the Grant Thornton National Ethics competition, receiving a $2,500 award. Hendrickson was the lead organizer for the ethics project, which involved support from other chapter members.
Hendrickson and Englund also placed second place in Deloitte’s Best Practice competition receiving a $1,000 award.
For both competitions, the chapter drew on its work presenting the “Giving Voice to Values” curriculum to business students at community colleges and high schools. The curriculum emphasis values-driven leadership in the workplace.
The prize money will be used to support future chapter activities.