Chelsea (Kenney) Abercrombie and Kalena (Kenney) Bruce, both 2008 SBU accounting graduates and owners of Integrity Tax & Accounting, a Bolivar, Mo.-based CPA firm, have established the Integrity Tax & Accounting Excellence in Accounting scholarship at SBU.
“We’ve had some really great interns, and we wanted a way to financially help with their education,” they said. “It’s important to us that students be recognized for their hard work and we hope that this scholarship will do so.”
Chrissy McIntire, a senior accounting major from Bolivar, Mo., is the first recipient of the new scholarship.
“Our SBU Accounting alumni have been phenomenal supporters of our program for many years, and this scholarship established by two of our top graduates is another great example of that support,” said Wayne Clark, professor and chair of the SBU accounting department. “Abercrombie and Bruce have not only helped our students financially, but they mentor them to help them succeed in the accounting profession. We are truly grateful for their continued interest in SBU Accounting.”
For more information about the accounting department at SBU, please contact Clark at (417) 328-1951 or email@example.com.