Binghamton University’s team of undergraduate accounting students in the PxC US xTREME Games competed in the two-day national finals in Washington, D.C. The team, one of 10 remaining in the national competition that builds critical thinking, teamwork, leadership and communication skills, placed second in the finals, which was won by Oklahoma State.
Each team of finalists was awarded $10,000 upon reaching the finals. Matthew Abramowitz, Henry Aery, Rachel Kuhl, Jacob Weiss and Alex Willis went up against Baylor University, Oklahoma State, Penn State University and the University of Wisconsin in the finals. Oklahoma State took first. No second place is awarded.
The xTREME program is approaching 35,000 participants since it launched in 2002.