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Connecticut Students Receive More Than $45,000 in Scholarships from CTCPA Accounting Scholarship Foundation

June 16, 2022

The Accounting Scholarship Foundation of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) presented more than $45,000 in scholarships at the CTCPA Recognition Reception held recently at the Wallingford Country Club.

The CTCPA Accounting Scholarship Foundation helps tomorrow's CPAs today by providing scholarships and grants to Connecticut accounting students at high schools, colleges, and universities.

$5,000 College Accounting Scholarships

Six $5,000 Four-Year College Accounting Scholarships are awarded annually to Connecticut residents or full-time students at four-year Connecticut colleges/universities who are juniors or seniors majoring in accounting and planning to pursue CPA licensure. In addition, one $5,000 Minority Accounting Scholarship is awarded annually, and one CPA candidate receives the $5,000 150-Hour Education Scholarship. 

Pictured are (back row, from left):
David Dewey, University of New Haven
150-Hour Education Scholarship

Amber Hutchinson, Southern Connecticut State University
Four-Year College Accounting Scholarship  

(front row, from left):
Bowen Zhao, Central Connecticut State University
Minority Accounting Scholarship

Jillian Stevens, Bryant University
Four-Year College Accounting Scholarship  

Annie Sherbacow, University of Connecticut
Four-Year College Accounting Scholarship  

Malinda Johnson, Endicott College
Four-Year College Accounting Scholarship  

Unable to attend were:
Samuel Gertner, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Four-Year College Accounting Scholarship  

Christopher Dusko, Fairfield University
Four-Year College Accounting Scholarship  

$500 High School Accounting Scholarships

Trustees present the merit-based $500 High School Accounting Scholarship annually to up to 10 Connecticut high school seniors planning to pursue a career in accounting to help them finance their post-secondary education.

Pictured are (back row, from left):
Alexander Demosthenous, RHAM High School  
Teresa Donofrio, Rocky Hill High School
Aidan Engels, Cheshire High School
Meredyth Laskowski, Amity Regional High School
Michael Cuautla-Garcia, Stamford High School

(front row, from left):  
Juliana Sarbieski, Naugatuck High School
Rehan Shah, Tolland High School
Saige Beatman, Berlin High School
Kathryn Ziomek, Newington High School

Unable to attend was:
Ricky Lawlor, Immaculate High School

$500 Children of CTCPA Members Scholarship

The Children of CTCPA Members Scholarship assists students majoring in accounting who have a parent holding CTCPA membership. Recipient Andrew Callan of Fairfield University is the child of member Jean Callan of Whittlesey. 

With a membership of more than 6,000 in public practice, business and industry, government, and education, the CTCPA's mission is to advocate on behalf of the accounting profession, foster a professional community, and provide high-quality professional development opportunities.