THIELLS, N.Y. – North Rockland High School is sending a special shout-out to the recent grads of its Academy of Finance.
The academy is a two-year program that focuses on selected business courses.
The school offered congrats and posted pictures of the students on its Facebook page.
The academy aims to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace with courses ranging from macroeconomics and computer applications to dressing for success and financial planning.
Students can earn up to nine college credits and get paid summer internships at financial institutions, school officials said.
They also are eligible for scholarship money.
To get into the program, students have to have average or above average grades and two teacher recommendations.
They also must be interviewed by a committee and show motivation and a positive attitude, according to the academy’s website.
Excellent attendance and punctuality also are requirements.
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