Matthew Schwanda and Jennifer Reid, undergraduate students in the Nathan M. Bisk College of Business, were awarded scholarships by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountant (FICPA) Educational Foundation. The students received $2,000 each to be used towards costs for the current academic year.
On October 25, 2011, the students received their scholarship awards at a local FICPA chapter meeting held in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Dr. Ann Becker, Dean of the College of Business, and Dr. Mardi Sale, Associate Professor of Accounting also attended the event.
Matthew, a California native, is a senior at Florida Tech. He moved to Melbourne, Fla., in 2001 and attended Brevard Christian School until he graduated with valedictorian honors in 2008. He attended Brevard Community College for two years before transferring to Florida Tech in 2010. Also a senior, Reid grew up in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and is now a Palm Bay, Fla., resident. She graduated from Fort Pierce Central High School in 2005.
The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business offers undergraduate degrees in accounting, business administration, marketing, business and environmental studies, information systems and international business.