State CPA Society Awards Scholarships To Chattanooga Area Residents

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
The Educational and Memorial Foundation of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants awarded scholarships to five students from the Chattanooga area for the 2017-18 academic year.      

The recipients are: Grant Roberts attending Carson-Newman University; and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students Ngoc Beckenthal, Katie Maxwell, Gina Presto, and Keri Toth. 

Two recipients received special acknowledgment, as determined by the TSCPA Scholarship Awards Committee.
Ms. Maxwell was one of the four statewide winners of the King Foundation Scholarship Award. Ms. Presto received the TSCPA Chattanooga Chapter Scholarship Award, given to the top accounting student from the Chattanooga area.

TSCPA awarded a total of $250,000 in scholarships to over 100 students attending 17 colleges and universities throughout Tennessee this year.

In order to qualify for a TSCPA scholarship, candidates must complete introductory courses in accounting and/or be students majoring in accounting. Scholarship recipients were selected on the basis of academic achievement, professor recommendation, leadership skills, and financial need.


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