2017 Outstanding Senior Award Winners

This prestigious award is chosen by faculty members and given to a graduating student who shines in academia, expresses a serious interest in accounting, and demonstrates a desire to continue in the accounting field.

Presented by:
Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

We are happy to recognize the following students along with a small sample of the reasons their professors nominated them:

We are happy to recognize and congratulate the following Outstanding Seniors:

We are happy to recognize and congratulate the following Outstanding Seniors:
Albright College - Madalyn J. Greth
Allegheny College - Patrick Donathen
Alvernia University - Christina Endy
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Caleb Jackson
Bucknell University - Alexa Calcagnini
Cabrini University - Erin A. Kelly
California University of Pennsylvania - Megan Litoborski
Carlow University - Marla Small
Cedar Crest College - Tarah Godusky
Clarion University - Samantha Byerly
DeSales University - John M. Pellosie
Duquesne University - Hunter Taylor
East Stroudsburg University - Zachary Dillon
Eastern University - Joshua David Freed
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania - James M. Shields
Elizabethtown College - Brian C. Lukacsy
Geneva College - Abigail B. Davis
Grove City College - Lilly V.  Lenes
Gwynedd Mercy University - Matthew French
Gwynedd Mercy University - Steven Monsalve
Holy Family University - Lauren Apice
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Alyssa N. Schaard
Juniata College - Amanda Gullo
Keystone College - Emily Balon
King's College - Andrew Joseph Coco
Kutztown University - Stephen A. Hilborn
La Roche College - Haylie Parkhill
La Salle University - Alicia N. Pszeniczny
Lafayette College - Samantha Yu
Lebanon Valley College - Josiah S. Schendel
Lehigh University - Anne Birkenmaier
Lycoming College - Margaret A. Herzog
Marywood University - Michael Plate
Mercyhurst University - Erin Herschelman
Messiah College - Luke D. Gibson
Misericordia University - Kelly Hopkins
Misericordia University - Nicholas Glenn Smith
Moravian College - James Amorebella
Muhlenberg College - Robert S. Madani
Neumann University - Andrea Luz Dela Cruz
Peirce College - Nemuel Benjamin Rodriguez
Penn State Harrisburg - Yujie Deng
Penn State University - Kusal Kaluarachchi
Philadelphia University - Danya P. Haran
Point Park University - Gabriel Dubin
Robert Morris University - Christina Humensky
Saint Francis University - William C. Bush
Saint Joseph University - Samantha A. Melnick
Saint Vincent College - Breana Jane Liberoni
Shippensburg University - Joshua T. Bailey
Slippery Rock University - Hannah King
Susquehanna University - Patrick T. Charvat
The University of Scranton - Sophie West
Thiel College - Tiffany M. Rohm
University of Pittsburgh - Jillian Damus
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown - Matt Christina
Ursinus College - Kirsten Biehl
Washington & Jefferson College - Kylie A. Weber
Waynesburg University - Victoria Ann Robinson
West Chester University - Morgan A. Gass
Westminster College - Daniel J. Larson
Westmoreland County Community College - Angel M. Hill
Widener University - Erin Brown
Wilkes University - Kimberly M. Keller
York College of PA - George Simmons

“She makes our profession, and the world at large, a better place not just for herself, but for everyone.” – The University of Scranton

“He is a student willing to express his opinion and wrestle with determining a path forward when one is not clear based on rules. He does not shy away from new material or new experiences, but embraces them as a path to improvement. We are proud to have him as a student in our accounting program.” – Lebanon Valley College

“... One of the best and classiest students that I have ever served as a teacher and as a mentor.” – Kutztown University

“The caliber of her work, her work ethic, and the approach she takes in accomplishing goals are indications of outstanding professionalism in her career.  Abigail is a person of character and integrity.” – Geneva College

"Alexa is a superstar! She has the highest overall GPA among all accounting majors, yet she is a humble, helpful, and delightful accounting role model to all of her classmates.” – Bucknell University

 “His integrity, sincerity and intelligence are attributes that will always assist him in achieving his goals.” – Peirce College

"... Not only academically gifted but also a student who strives to obtain the BEST of himself and his educators.” – University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

 “If I was looking for a new employee, she would be at the top of my list." – Westmoreland County Community College

“... An intelligent, personable, and hard-working young lady who is not only serious about her career goals, but also genuinely cares about others and aids her peers whenever the needs arise. I have no doubt that she will be very successful in the future." – Robert Morris University