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Accounting scholarships awarded for 2001-02

May 17, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- Twenty-three students were recently awarded scholarships by the Department of Accountancy in the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University. Awarded for the 2001-02 academic year, the scholarships recognize students for their academic excellence and extracurricular participation in the department's activities.

Andrea Bailer of Stockbridge, Mich., received the Maner, Costerisan & Ellis Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, she is the daughter of Edmund Bailer of Stockbridge and Jan Bailer of East Lansing, Mich.

Naja Bessey of Bellevue, Mich., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A junior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of Al and Cindy Bessey of Bellevue.

Cari Burke of Benzonia, Mich., received the Arthur Andersen & Co. Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and theatre and a member of the Lee Honors College, she is the daughter of Tim and Fran Burke of Benzonia.

Todd Cook of Pewamo, Mich., received the Deloitte & Touche Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, he is the son of Perry and Diane Cook of Pewamo.

Patty Garthe of Wyoming, Mich., received the PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, she is the daughter of Donald and Frances Garthe of Wyoming.

Bradley Hirsch of New Lenox, Ill., received the Ernst & Young Award. An April 2001 graduate who majored in accountancy, he is the son of Jeff and Ulema Hirsch of New Lenox.

Amanda Holley of Eaton Rapids, Mich., received the David and Sandy Rozelle Scholarship. A junior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of Ottmar and Nancy Holley of Eaton Rapids.

Joshua Horner of Spring Lake, Mich., received the Institute of Management Accountants Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy, he is the son of Steve and Marlene Horner of Spring Lake.

Chad Johnson of Lansing, Mich., received the Crow, Chizek & Co. LLP Outstanding Accounting Student Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and computer information systems, he is the son of Dennis and Jean Johnson of Lansing.

Candace Kelley-Hall of Flint, Mich., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, she is the daughter of Courtney Hall of Flint and Shawn Hall of Warren, Mich.

Amber Law of Canton, Mich., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A junior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, she is the daughter of Bruce and Darlene Law of Canton.

Danielle Mulholland of Eaton Rapids, Mich., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A junior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of Craig Mulholland of Sunfield, Mich., and Karen Cataline of Eaton Rapids.

Eileen Pardike of Paw Paw, Mich., received the Gail E. Newell Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of Greg and Bonnie Pardike of Paw Paw.

Sarah Reese of Coldwater, Mich., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A junior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of Wayne and Christine Reese of Coldwater.

Natasha Richards of Woodhaven, Mich., won the David and Sandy Rozelle Scholarship. A junior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of Pat Richards of Woodhaven and Bob Richards of Glendale, Ariz.

Jeff Roche of Grand Blanc, Mich., received the Ernst and Young Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy, he is the son of David and Carol Roche of Grand Blanc.

Shane Rodgers of Jones, Mich., received the Yeo & Yeo Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy, he is the son of Thomas and Sandy Rodgers of Jones.

Jane Schneider of St. Joseph, Mich., received the BDO Seidman Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of the Rev. Terry and Linda Schneider of St. Joseph.

Kelly Souter of Comstock Park, Mich., received the Plante & Moran Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy, she is the daughter of Terri Souter of Comstock Park and Robert Souter of Sparta, Mich.

John Thelen of Fowler, Mich., received the William Maze Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, he is the son of Steven and Mary Lou Thelen of Fowler.

Wendy Ulrich of Evart, Mich., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, she is the daughter of Mike and Marcia Ulrich of Evart.

Joshua Versalle of Muskegon, Mich., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A junior majoring in accountancy and philosophy, he is the son of Gary and Barbara Versalle of Muskegon.

Scott Zaban of Glenview, Ill., received a Department of Accountancy Scholarship. A senior majoring in accountancy and a member of the Lee Honors College, he is the son of Sherwin and T.B. Zaban of Gleview.

Media contact: Jessica English, 616 387-8400, jessica.english@wmich.edu


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