Tri-Cities Students Recognized at CA Ceremony
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VANCOUVER—Sixteen Tri-Cities chartered accountant (CA) students graduated from the CA School of Business program at a ceremony held May 29, 2010 in Vancouver; they include: Carmen Amezquita Hernandez (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), Grace Chan (Deloitte & Touche LLP), Jancie Chiu (Grant Thornton LLP), Sarah Ling Fang (Berris Mangan), Jason Haylock (Ribeyre & Company Ltd), Jui-Kao Hsiao (STS Partners LLP), Nancy Kurokawa (Deloitte & Touche LLP), Sara Maseko (Dale Matheson Carr-Hilton LaBonte LLP), Seung Oh (Manning Elliott LLP), Cara Pavlakovic (Dale Matheson Carr-Hilton LaBonte LLP), Brian Pogue (Dale Matheson Carr-Hilton LaBonte LLP), Gina Snyder (Deloitte & Touche LLP), Laura Van Bodegom (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), Dylan Vokey (KPMG LLP), Yixing Wang (Deloitte & Touche LLP), and Joyce Yuen (Cowell Group of Companies). Students recognized at the convocation ceremony are eligible for membership in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC this year.
“These students have earned their CA designation by successfully completing an unparalleled and rigorous academic program, focused on business and accounting competencies,” said Richard Rees, FCA, CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. “We are very proud of them, and they should be proud to have earned the prestigious CA designation.”
To qualify as a CA, students must have a university degree or equivalent, 30 months of practical work experience in a chartered accountancy firm, and complete courses through the CA Qualification Program. CAs must also pass a comprehensive rigorous national final exam to earn their designation.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia is the training, governing and regulatory body of B.C.'s 10,000 members and just over 1,500 CA students. The Institute carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the most demanding admission criteria and the highest professional and ethical standards. Thanks to the quality and rigour of their education and training, CAs are recognized internationally for bringing superior financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight and leadership to organizations.
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