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Candidate's Award
This $3,000 scholarship assists students
in meeting the educational requirements to
obtain CPA certification in Connecticut.
Children of CTCPA Members Scholarships
This $500 award is designed to assist children of CTCPA members
who are enrolled in accredited accounting programs.
Diversity Scholarship
Frank Frago Community
Service Award
Unable to attend was Emory University student Kathryn Vance, daughter of
CTCPA member Robert Vance.
Accounting Department and Group Grants
Trustees presented grants to accounting departments, clubs, NABA
chapters, and/or Beta Alpha Psi chapters of 13 Connecticut colleges.
Hannah Caplan
Roger Williams University
Daughter of CTCPA
member Mark Caplan
Colin Daigle
University of Rhode Island
Son of CTCPA
member Daniel Daigle
William Graeb
Quinnipiac University
Son of CTCPA
member Peter Graeb
Member Tim Grier accepted the award on behalf of
his daughter, Penn State student Emily Grier, who was
unable to attend. She was also awarded a Children of
CTCPA Members Scholarship.
Ying Chen
Eastern Connecticut
State University
Hasudin Pehratovic
University of
This scholarship is in-
tended to increase and
encourage diversity in
the accounting profes-
sion, and to recognize
high-achieving college
junior or senior minor-
ity accounting students
historically underrepre-
sented in the account-
ing profession.
This annual award is
presented in honor of
the late Frank C. Fra-
go, who served as both
CTCPA president and
ETF chair. The award
is intended to encour-
age and recognize un-
dergraduate account-
ing majors who have
shown a commitment
to community service.
ETF Trustee David Gibbs (second from right) presents grants to representatives of
Fairfield University.
ETF Trustee Beth Gardner (right) presents grants to representatives of Eastern
Connecticut State University.
Trustees of the CTCPA Educational Trust Fund (ETF) recently
presented numerous scholarships and grants at the annual Fall
Awards Dinner at Cascade in Hamden. ETF Chair Dennis Cole
presided over the evening's program.
ETF Scholarships,
Grants Support
Tomorrow's CPAs
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Connecticut CPA
January/February 2014