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State CPA Society awards scholarships

Posted on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 11:42 am

The Educational & Memorial Foundation of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) recently awarded scholarships to two area residents for the 2017-18 academic year.

The recipients are Middle Tennessee State University student Blake Hise and Tennessee Technological University student Kristen Shelton.

Shelton also received special acknowledgement, as determined by the TSCPA Scholarship Awards Committee. She received the TSCPA Maxie O. Patton Scholarship Award, given to the top accounting student at Tennessee Technological University.

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.

For more information about TSCPA’s annual scholarship program, visit www.tscpa.com.