Edgar Gee, Jr., Michael J. Knight, and Willis Jackson received the Max Block Award for the most outstanding CPA Journal article on May 9 at the NYSSCPA's Annual Election Meeting and Dinner.
When Knight accepted his award for the December 1999 article, "Independent Contractor or Employee: How the Process Works Today," he read a poem he had written especially for the event. Afterward, Knight said, he was both surprised and honored when Karen Rosenthal, who was attending the dinner, congratulated him and told him that his acceptance speech was particularly fitting because her grandfather--the award's namesake, Max Block--wrote poetry himself.
Knight's poem follows:
Edgar Gee is a friend of
Years later with victory
We've formed a team you
We're honored and humbled,
When you give one-hundred
By Michael J. Knight
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