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May 27, 2009

Area residents receive business and accounting awards from Birmingham-Southern

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—A number of Birmingham-Southern College students were presented awards by the college's Department of Business and Accounting during the 2009 Honors Day Convocation. Listed alphabetically by hometown and award, they are:

BIRMINGHAM Area:
Hoover/Vestavia: Justin Fargason, a 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.
Hoover/Vestavia: Caitlin Glass of Hoover – Institute of Management Accountants Birmingham Chapter Scholarship, awarded annually to a junior accounting major based upon merit, character, and potential for success.
South: Carter McLean, a junior accounting major from Mountain Brook – Summer Leadership Program of Ernst & Young award.

CARBON HILL: Morgan Eads – Donaldson, Holman & West, P.C. Scholarship in Accounting, recognizes and encourages an outstanding student of accounting at the college and provides assistance to a rising junior of high character with a declared accounting major.

HAMPTON COVE: Theresa R. Wohleber – BSC Outstanding Accounting Senior Award, presented annually to senior accounting majors based upon merit, character, and potential for success.

HUNTSVILLE: Keith Gray, a junior – 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. He also received the Summer Leadership Program of Ernst & Young award.

LITTLETON, Colo.: Kaylee K. Osland – 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. Osland also was presented the 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.

MOBILE: Katherine Bowen, 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.

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.: Chesley Freeman, a business administration major – BSC Outstanding Business Senior Award, presented to a graduating senior business major based upon character and merit.

SHEFFIELD: Roger Williams, a junior – 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.

TUSCALOOSA: Krystal Stewart – BSC Outstanding Accounting Junior Award, presented annually to a junior accounting major based upon merit, character, and potential for success.

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