Current Scholarship Winners

Aspiring CPAs earn scholarships thanks to member contributions!

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 MOCPA scholarship winners! Hundreds of students applied, leading to a strong competition among deserving candidates. In total, the society awarded $38,750 in scholarships this year, thanks to the generosity of MOCPA members. High school winners will be receiving $500 to use toward their accounting education. College and minority winners will receive $1,250. Congratulations to these outstanding students!


High School Scholarship Winners

Ashley Chambers
Blue Springs South High School
Future college: University of Missouri-Columbia

Brandi Estes
Smith-Cotton High School
Future college: University of Missouri-Columbia

Makayla French
Waynesville High School
Future college: University of Central Missouri

Lauren Gateley
Southern Boone R-1
Future college: University of Missouri-Columbia

Emily Wipf
Marshfield High School
Future college: Southwest Baptist University



Minority College Scholarship Winners

Ana Folk*
Missouri State University

Rachel Hall
Missouri Western State University

Nicolas Poindexter
Truman State University



College Scholarship Winners

Nicholas Auer
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Drew Croghan
University of Missouri-Columbia

Alyssa Dillon
Missouri State University-West Plains

Alec Fehring
Missouri Southern State University

Griffin Fletcher
Rockhurst University

Cassandra Franz*
University of Missouri-Columbia

Taylor Good
Evangel University

Bailey Harris
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Mary Catherine Heger
University of Missouri-Columbia

Zachary Herbert
Missouri State University

Danielle Herderhorst
University of Missouri-Columbia

Connor Hutchison
Missouri State University

Nathaniel Jones
Southeast Missouri State University

Jessica Knowles*
Drury University

Brittani Lugenbeel
University of Central Missouri

Taylor Mayes*
University of Central Missouri

Shannon McAuliffe
Rockhurst University

Austin Nolan
Missouri State University

Mercedes Nute
Columbia College

Brianna Schweitzer
University of Central Missouri

Samuel Senn*
Missouri State University

Carson Trent*
William Jewell College

Paul Whitsell
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Monica Wickenhauser*
Truman State University

Jordan Wooten
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Skyler Young
Missouri State University

*Denotes previous MOCPA scholarship recipient


Thanks to all of the members and companies that donate to the MOCPA scholarship program. This program is entirely funded through members’ generosity, and 100 percent of donations goes directly to scholarships. To help with next year’s program, please click here to contribute!

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