**Talia A. Sweeting (BBA-Accounting)**
*”Loyal – demonstrates commitment to the organisation and team.”*

Currently employed as a Cooperative Student/Client Accounting with Deloitte & Touche, Ms. Sweeting plans to sit the CPA Exam in November. With a focus on global issues, while studying for her Bachelor’s Degree, she chose international finance and international economics as electives, with international business already a required course.

Recent awards include the Chamber of Commerce and Ernst & Young Student Awards, and Ms. Sweeting also maintained Dean’s List status while at the COB.

The Bahamas Financial Services Board’s student award programme recognises outstanding College of the Bahamas graduates in various financial services sector disciplines. This is part of BFSB’s ongoing Financial Centre Focus initiative, a key component of which is to raise the profile of the industry and its practitioners.

The winner of the 2003 Award will be recognised at BFSB’s Annual Industry Awards Banquet in October.