Coastal School scoops 1st prize in NATS competition
A pupil from the Walvis Bay Private School, Renate Potgieter scooped the 1st Prize during this year’s annual National Accounting Talent Search (NATS) Competition. There were more than 805 participants from over 40 schools from across the country.
The 1st Prize was N$7 500, while the 2nd place winner, Cara Kirchner from Delta Secondary in Windhoek, walked away with a prize of N$ 5 000. The competition is an initiative by UNAM’s Department of Accounting, Auditing and Income Tax. The main sponsor for this year’s event was EY Namibia with ICAN being the co-sponsor.
The National Accounting Talent Search (NATS) is an initiative launched by the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Income Tax in 2011. This is an annual event, which aims to enhance awareness about accounting and identify potential learners who have an interest in accounting as a career and nurture their talent.