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    The Academy of Finance
    is part of the National Academy Association,

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    The Academy of Finance
    connects high school students with the world of financial services, offering a curriculum that covers entrepreneurship, banking and credit, financial planning, international finance, securities, insurance, accounting, and economics, among other topics.
    The program includes: a workplace (Internship) experience between Junior and Senior year, career conferences, interview & resume prep, a college exploratory course at Seattle University (1 college Credit), regular support from our professional board, and a financial education trip to New York City. 

    Students should take at least one of the prerequisites: Introduction to Business, Marketing or Ethnic Foods. Any exceptions must have teacher approval.

    How to Apply
    Applications can be picked up by any one of the three Academy teachers (Mr. Perkins, Ms. Piper or Mr. Peterson).  Applications are also available in the Chief Sealth Int’l High School Counseling Center.  

    All applications must be turned in to Mr. Perkins, Room 270 or Ms. Piper, Room 228 | Applications are available at the beginning of each school year for interested sophomores, and are accepted until all spots are filled. 

    Contact: Gary Perkins, Academy Coordinator at email: