MONROE ACCOUNTING STUDENTS WIN SCHOLARSHIPS:From National Association of Black Accountants
Three Monroe College Accounting students have been rewarded for their academic excellence and community service by the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA).
On Thursday, June 7 at the 27th Annual NABA Scholarship & Awards Gala at the Waldorf-Astoria, Geoff Cooper, the student president of the Monroe College NABA Chapter,was named the NABA New York Chapter Student of the Year. In addition, Mr. Cooper and Monroe student Jessica Ramirez receivedGoldman Sachs scholarship awards.
Also, Tula Nisbett, First Vice President of the Monroe Accounting and Finance Club was awarded an NABA National Scholarship. As a result, next week along with a dozen of her classmates, Ms. Nesbitt will be attending the NABA National Convention and Diversity Recruitment Expo in Philadelphia where the actual scholarship will be awarded.
"I'm bursting with pride," said Professor Max Torres who is the Faculty Advisor of Monroe's Accounting and Finance Club. "With their work in the club and in the classroom, it's clear that they will not only be successful in college, but in their professional careers as well."