The Clarence High School Academy of Business and Finance received a national award from a nonprofit organization that promotes college and career success.
The Clarence academy was named this year's recipient of the Sanford I. Weill Academy of Excellence Award, from among more than 640 NAF academies across the United States. Weill, formerly the chairman and CEO of Citigroup, is the founder of the NAF, which was formerly known as the National Academy Foundation.
Clarence's academy allows students to explore business and finance. About 170 students in grades 10 to 12 are involved in the program.