The American Institute of CPAs recently recognized Nathan Hutson as a winner of the prestigious 2013 Elijah Watt Sells Award. More than 94,150 individuals sat for the examination in 2013, with 55 meeting the criteria to receive the award. Candidates must pass all four parts of the exam on the first attempt and obtain an average score above 95.5 percent. Less than one tenth of one percent achieved this status in 2013. Hutson is the son of Bill and Jeanne Hutson, Moscow Mills. He is a 2007 graduate of Troy Buchanan, a 2012 graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia with a BS in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy, and is employed with RubinBrown.