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    The Academy of Finance is part of the National Academy Association,

    The Academy of Finance connect high school students with the world of financial services, offering a curriculum that covers entrepreneurship, banking and credit, financial planning, international finance, securities, insurance, accounting, and economics, among other topics. The Academy of Finance curriculum & certification is being validated by the Council for Economic Education. 

    The program includes: a workplace (Internship) experience between Junior and Senior year, career conferences, interview & resume prep, a college exploratory course at Seattle University (1 college Credit), regular support from our professional board, and a financial education trip to New York City.

    Students should take at least one of the prerequisites: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Marketing or Sports Marketing. Any exceptions must have department approval.

    How to Apply

    Applications to the Academy are due TBA.  Applications may be downloaded below or obtained through your business education teacher or in the Ballard High School Counseling Center.  

    Academy of Finance Application pdf icon

    All applications must be turned in to Mr. Eric Blazevic, Room N108 or Ms Faust, Room S105 | Deadline TBA. Remember to attach a typed paragraph explaining why you are interested in joining AOF.   

    Contact: Eric Blazevic at email:

    Please refer to the BHS Course Catalog 2017-18 pdf icon for more detailed information for each course offered at Ballard High School or visit the Academics Overview page.