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May 28, 2008

Area residents receive business and accounting awards from Birmingham-Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Nine Birmingham-Southern students were presented awards by the college's Department of Business and Accounting during the 2008 Honors Day Convocation. Listed by hometown and award, they are:

BIRMINGHAM Area:
South: George B. Salem, a senior business administration major – Wall Street Journal Award, given to a graduating senior who shows unusual promise for a career in the field of economics and business administration or accounting. The award consists of a one-year subscription to The Wall Street Journal.

AIKEN, S.C.: Stephen D. Rumble, a junior accounting major – Robert Henry Kirkland Accounting Merit Scholarship, awarded annually to an accounting major based upon merit and named after the Birmingham-Southern alumnus and founder of Kirkland and Co., Certified Public Accountants.

HAMPTON COVE: Theresa R. Wohleber, a junior accounting major – Birmingham Chapter of Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Award, presented to an accounting student whom the BSC faculty deems worthy.

KATY, TEXAS: Brittany N. Donahoe, a senior accounting major – The Education Foundation of The Alabama Certified Public Accountants Award, presented to a full-time accounting major who is deemed will be successful in accounting and contribute to the accounting profession.

LITTLETON, COLO.: Kaylee K. Osland, a junior accounting major – BSC Outstanding Accounting Junior Award, presented annually to a junior accounting major based upon merit, character, and potential for success.

MADISON: Sarah J. Philip, a senior accounting major –BSC Outstanding Accounting Senior Award, presented annually to senior accounting majors based upon merit, character, and potential for success; and Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Award, presented to outstanding and active college students with an interest in accounting who plan to work in Alabama following graduation.

ONEONTA: Howard L. Sims, a junior accounting major – Institute of Management Accountants Birmingham Chapter Scholarship, awarded annually to a junior accounting major based upon merit, character, and potential for success.

TUSCALOOSA:
Richard N. Montgomery, a senior accounting major – Becker Conviser Professional Review Course Scholarship, presented to senior accounting students and recognizes those who serve as student representatives for Becker Conviser. It is a $2,250 scholarship to attend the Becker Conviser Professional Review Course for CPA examination.

Richard W. Gurich, a senior business administration major – BSC Outstanding Business Senior Award, presented to a graduating senior business major based upon character and merit.

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