Recognition Archive

WFU Students Take Top Three Awards in CPA Exam

August 20, 1998  |   Recognition, School of Business, Student

Three Wake Forest University students were named the gold, silver and bronze medal award winners for earning the top three highest scores among all candidates taking the Uniform CPA Examination in North Carolina in May. A total of 1,531 candidates took the exam on May 6-7 in either Winston-Salem or Raleigh, according to the North […]

WFU Students Earn National Ranking on CPA Exam

August 6, 1998  |   Recognition, School of Business, Student

Wake Forest University accounting students earned a second place national ranking for their performance on the Certified Public Accountant Exam and placed the highest among North Carolina schools. The most recent rankings for the national CPA exam were released this summer by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). Of the 33 Wake […]

Bumgarner Named Truman Scholar

April 28, 1998  |   Recognition, Student

Wake Forest University junior Jennifer Bumgarner of Hickory is among a distinguished group of undergraduates nationwide who have been elected as 1998 Truman Scholars by the Washington-based Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Bumgarner, a 1995 graduate of Fred T. Foard High School, is one of 76 students from 66 colleges and universities named as scholars. […]

WFU Students Win National Science Foundation Awards

April 24, 1998  |   Recognition, Student

Two Wake Forest University seniors have won $73,500 awards from the National Science Foundation for graduate studies. Andrew Frey, a physics major, and Shannon Poe-Kennedy, an anthropology and politics major, are both from Winston-Salem. They are among 766 students nationwide winning the NSF’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships are competitive awards designed to support […]

Wake Forest Enrolls Three Tandy Scholars

September 29, 1997  |   For Parents, Recognition, Student

Three Wake Forest University freshmen are among 100 students across the country named Tandy Technology Scholars. Michele Alesia Johnson of Rutherfordton, N.C.; Sarah Holland Rackley of Charleston, S.C.; and Dan Durand of Shoreham, N.Y., were selected from a pool of 8,000 nominees with outstanding achievements in mathematics, science and computer science. The average SAT for […]

Stroupe wins national chemistry awards

May 10, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition, Student

Beth Stroupe, the daughter of Jane and Steve Stroupe of Libertyville, Ill., has won two national chemistry awards. Stroupe is a rising senior and a chemistry major at Wake Forest University.

MBA team finishes second in national competition

May 9, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition, School of Business

A team of MBA students from Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management claimed second place and the $1,000 prize in the 1996 KPMG Peat Marwick/George Washington University MBA Case Competition.

Students win international math contest

May 6, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition, Student

A team of three Wake Forest University students submitted a winning solution to the 12th Annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling.

Debate squad finishes season with top ranking

May 1, 1996  |   Media Advisory, Recognition

Wake Forest University’s varsity debate squad finished the 1995-96 season ranked No. 1 in the nation, according to the latest rankings of college debaters.

MBA students to appear on “Good Morning America”

April 23, 1996  |   Media Advisory, National, Recognition, Student

When MBA students from Wake Forest University, along with Special Olympics participants, greet the nation on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning, America” in May, they will represent the 200 full-time graduate management students at the Babcock School who have contributed several hundred hours of service to the community this year.

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