Canton, MA (July 15, 2021): Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP, a business consulting and accounting firm based in Canton, MA, has announced the winners of a Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP Scholarship, a $2,000 scholarship awarded to 2021 graduates who will be attending a four-year accredited college and majoring in accounting. Three scholarships have been awarded to local high school seniors:
- Dalton MacKinnon, Burlington (MA) High School, who will be attending Bentley University and majoring in Accounting/Finance.
- Kaitlyn Irons, Canton (MA) High School, who will be attending Bentley University and majoring in Accounting.
- Cleo Zhou, Sharon (MA) High School, who will be attending Bentley University and majoring in Accounting/Marketing.
In accepting her scholarship, recipient Kaitlyn Irons of Canton High School wrote, “I thank you for your willingness to help me achieve my goals. I hope one day I will be able to give back to my community the way you are helping me.”
“We are very pleased to be able to help these outstanding students on their path to what will certainly be successful and rewarding careers in accounting and finance,” said James DeLeo, MBA, CPA/MST, Leading Partner at Gray, Gray & Gray. “As the nature of our industry evolves we will look to talented young leaders like Dalton, Kaitlyn and Cleo to preserve a legacy of service while creating a vibrant future.” Applications for the Gray, Gray & Gray Scholarship were received from numerous students. DeLeo calls this “an indication of increasing interest in careers in the accounting industry.”
Among the factors on which the award is based are academic merit, school leadership, participation in sports, community involvement, a commitment to pursuing an accounting or related financial degree, and more. Recipients of the scholarship will also be given special consideration with regards to a paid internship at Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP during their junior year (Winter 2024 or Summer 2024) of college.
Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP is ranked in the country’s Top 200 accounting firms by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine, and as New England’s eighth largest independent accounting firm. The firm provides consulting, tax, and audit & assurance services to clients in a broad range of industries. Gray, Gray & Gray is a member of CPAmerica, Inc., one of the largest associations of independent accounting firms in the United States. For additional information, call (781) 407-0300 or visit www.gggllp.com.
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