2018 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 - Joseph Lewis Olkusz
Allegheny College - Rachel Ramsey
Alvernia University - Craig Grohoski
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Adam Zalewski
Cabrini University - Brian Anthony Bruno
California University of Pennsylvania - Christin Mitts
Carlow University - Laura J. Packy
Cedar Crest College - Courtney C. Kramer
Clarion University - Madison Hill
DeSales University - Hannah R. Popp
Duquesne University - David Kirk
Eastern University - Alexa Grace Musser
Elizabethtown College - Craig Eidle
Geneva College - Emily Gatz
Grove City College - Austin M. Everett
Gwynedd Mercy University - Kyle S. Gresh
Holy Family University - Matthew C. Weed
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Katie Swauger
Juniata College - Joel Reighard
Keystone College - Dannielle Callas
King's College - Alisson Meluskey
Kutztown University - Elias Nicholas Rivera
La Roche College - Connor Forsythe
La Salle University - A'naiya Cozart
Lafayette College - Eric Robert Stafford
Lebanon Valley College - Nicole A. Files
Lehigh University - Courtney Foshay
Lycoming College - Anna Claire Ulrich
Mercyhurst University - Huong Thu Dao
Messiah College - Callie Sterkenburg
Misericordia University - Sara Perez
Misericordia University - Alicia Giambra
Moravian College - Tyler Smith
Muhlenberg College - Stephanie Levine
Neumann University - Dylan T. Diodato
Peirce College - Lamonuwell Hobson          
Penn State Harrisburg - Hoang Nguyen
Pennsylvania College of Technology - Tommie L. Smith
Point Park University - Amber Carlisse Mole
Robert Morris University - Meaghan Bleakley
Saint Francis University - Kyra Castano
Saint Joseph University - Alexandria Faia
Saint Vincent College - Molly O'Toole
Shippensburg University - Lien Nguyen
Slippery Rock University - Hayley Crownover
Susquehanna University - Jeremy R. Witter
Thiel College - Samantha McLaughlin
Thomas Jefferson University - James A. Tunstall
University of Pittsburgh - Brandon Aiello
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown - Jordan David Bridge
University of Scranton -  Michael C. Thiel
University of Scranton - Jessica Lynn Campbell
Washington & Jefferson College - Allison Rinehimer
Waynesburg University - Rachel Eng
West Chester University - Sara Ann Driggers
Westminster College - Megan E. Peluso
Westmoreland County Community College - Theresa F. Stiltenpole
Widener University - Victoria Penny
Wilkes University - Maura Rose Anistranski
York College of Pennsylvania - Tessa I. Samuelsen

"...one of the best students I have taught in my 35 years...  The exemplary nature of her performance spans all categories.  She is an intellectual and creative thinker whose ideas are always original, compelling and convincing." - Allegheny College

"She was not satisfied with a superficial understanding of educational theory; she wanted very much to understand in depth. Consequently, she studied in depth, asked insightful questions, and made every effort to apply her understanding in practical classroom situations." - Peirce College

"...an exceptional student with great leadership ability. " - King's College

"He is dependable, inquisitive, confident, and resourceful.  He demonstrates his academic excellence in each class." - University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

"...the perfect example of an outstanding accounting major." - Keystone College

"...one of the best students I have had the pleasure working with in all my years of teaching. Her enthusiasm in the classroom is contagious, which makes for a better learning experience for everyone." - Wilkes University

"His innate sense of how accounting and its process works to support business operations as well as reporting results to the investing public was exceptional." - Lafayette College

"Unlimited potential for long term professional success. " - Washington & Jefferson College