GFOA Awards 2016 scholarships.

Position:News & Numbers - Government Finance Officers Association

The GFOA Scholarship Committee met recently to award the 2016 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students preparing for careers in state and local government. Congratulations to all the recipients.

Receiving the $13,000 Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship is Bo Daniel Weichel, who will graduate in December 2016 with a Master's degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina. The scholarship is funded by the Girard Miller Foundation.

The recipients of the two awards for the Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship will each receive an $8,000 award funded by the Government Finance Officers Association. They are:

* Jean lannuzzi, who will graduate in May 2016 with a Master of Science degree in accounting from Albertus Magnus College.

* Cassandra J. Roush, who will graduate in September 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Phoenix.

The recipient of the $8,000 Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is Angela G. Baraer, who will graduate in the spring of 2017 with a Master of Science degree in accounting from the Keller Graduate School of ManagementDeVry University. The scholarship is funded by Tyler Technologies.

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