The family, and his teacher joined the festivities at city halls.
While the soft-spoken teen talked was calm about describing the competition, his mom recalls it differently.
While some of the prizes included gadgets, many of the country’s top firms were also there looking to recruit talent.
“Some companies were offering me paid internships and job offers when I was over there at the competition area, but for Citrus College I’ll just be taking my general ed and then planning to transfer to a four-year afterwards.”
For now, the accounting champion will calmly head off to nearby Citrus Community College, where he’ll begin classes next week.