Scholarships aid 20 incoming freshmen pursuing careers in accounting


Twenty students received the second annual AICPA Foundation High School Scholarship for incoming college freshmen planning to pursue careers in the accounting profession.

Each student receives $2,000 toward his or her undergraduate degree for the 2018—2019 academic year. Funding is provided by the AICPA Foundation. To be eligible for the award, students must have completed the AICPA's Accounting Program for Building the Profession: Advanced High School Accounting course, must prove full-time enrollment in a two- or four-year accredited college or university, and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.

This year's recipients (listed along with the high school at which they completed the Advanced High School Accounting course and the college they're attending) are:

Riley Adams, V.R. Eaton High School, Oklahoma State University

Richard Coleman, Milton Hershey School, Arizona State University

Melanie Conroy, Newfield High School, University at Buffalo

Katelyn Daniluk, Midlothian High School, University of Virginia

Darius Goodwin, Robert S. Rogers High School, The University of Toledo

Terisha Grant, Farragut High School, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Christian Hansen, Blue Valley High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Trenton Koontz, West Albany High School, Oregon State University

Michael Kovar, Manhattan High School, University of Nebraska—Lincoln

Nick Marsh, Warsaw Community High School, Indiana University

Natalie McBride, Mohawk Jr./Sr. High School, Washington & Jefferson College

Hans Meganck, Waunakee Community High School, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Juddson Miller, Malakoff High School, Trinity Valley Community College

Lindsey Parrett, Central Hardin High School, Eastern Kentucky University

Kannon Phipps, Manhattan High School, Oklahoma State University

Madison Prince, Farragut High School, University of Oklahoma

Kelsey Roe, Hayfield High School, Buena Vista University

Kendall Smith, Manhattan High School, Kansas State University

Michael Treadwell, Waunakee Community High School, University of Wisconsin—Madison

Thomas Zezyus, Kiski Area High School, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

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