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VSCPA Educational Foundation Awards $58,500 in College Scholarships

For Immediate Release
Contact: David Bass
(804) 612-9440
[email protected]

Richmond (July 5, 2018) The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) Educational Foundation recently selected its college scholarship recipients for the 2018–2019 academic year. The VSCPA Educational Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting business and accounting education, rewarding academic excellence and encouraging students to pursue promising careers as Certified Public Accountants (CPA).

This year, the Foundation awarded $58,500 in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral scholarships to 27 accounting college students across Virginia. The Foundation awarded 11 named scholarships.

Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled or have been accepted in an accounting program at a Virginia college or university. Other selection criteria for the awards include overall academic performance, entry essay, faculty recommendation(s) and community and/or extracurricular activities.

The 2018–2019 scholarship recipients are:

VSCPA Minority Scholarship ($1,500-$2,000)
Valentina Forero of Wellington, Fla., University of Virginia
Connor Mawhinney of Williamsburg, College of William & Mary
Harold Rojas of Falls Church, George Mason University

VSCPA Undergraduate Scholarship ($1,500-$2,000)
Jonathan Anglin of Roanoke, Radford University
Lisa Edwards of Aylett, James Madison University
Elizabeth Williams of Annandale, George Mason University
Melissa Wright of Farmville, Longwood University

VSCPA Graduate Scholarship ($2,000)
Benjamin Gardner of Fairfax, Virginia Commonwealth University
Stephanie Mivsek of Carrollton, Ga., University of Virginia
Zachary Young of Sterling, James Madison University

VSCPA Past Presidents/Chair Scholarship ($2,000)
Steven Simon of Annandale, University of Virginia

Thomas M. Berry Jr. Scholarship ($2,750)
ThuyDung Hoang of Fairfax, University of Virginia
Kaitlyn Potter of Kinnelon, N.J., College of William & Mary

Virginia Tech Doctoral Scholarship ($2,750)
Kevin Hale of Christiansburg, Virginia Tech

CST Group Scholarship ($2,750)
Linjiang Han of Fairfax, University of Virginia

Dixon Hughes Goodman Scholarship ($2,250)
Manleen Bajaj of Midlothian, Virginia Commonwealth University
Jieyao Chen of Herndon, George Mason University

H. Burton Bates Jr. Scholarship ($2,000)
Ameera Choudhury of Woodbridge, College of William & Mary

Kearney & Company Scholarship ($2,500)
Genevieve Coan of Herndon, Virginia Tech
Clark Tilson of Vienna, Virginia Tech

Michael E. Mares Scholarship ($2,000)
Austin Sachs of Dillsburg, Pa., Eastern Mennonite University
Jessica Zorumski of Yorktown, Christopher Newport University

MJW Scholarship ($2,000)
Sabrina Lingenfelter of Yorktown, University of Virginia
Bethany Montrose of Cloverdale, Roanoke College

Verus Financial Partners Scholarship ($2,750)
Jacob Adams of Chesterfield, College of William & Mary

Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer Scholarship ($2,500)
Matthew Shifflett of Harrisonburg, James Madison University

Yount, Hyde & Barbour Scholarship ($2,750)
Robert Kurtzman of Oakton, James Madison University

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) Educational Foundation is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting business and accounting education, rewarding academic excellence and encouraging students to pursue promising careers. For more information on the VSCPA Educational Foundation, its scholarship and award programs, or to make a tax-deductible donation, visit vscpafoundation.com, email [email protected] or call (804) 612-9427.

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