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Accounting students recognized at annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards breakfast

SAASC awards breakfast

Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes gathered in the Keen Johnson Ballroom on April 10th for the annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards Breakfast. The event, hosted by the Bratzke Center, featured EKU President Doug Whitlock as guest speaker and honored more than 275 student-athletes for academic achievement over the past year.

Dr. Gene Palka, Director of the Bratzke Center, congratulated all of the honorees and acknowledged the tremendous academic success experienced by each of the EKU teams. Forty-three students in the College of Business and Technology received awards for their achievements including these students from EKU's Accounting program:

  • OVC Medal of Honor: Student-Athletes who achieved a 4.0 GPA for the previous academic year
  • Bratzke Award of Excellence: The student-athlete who achieved the highest GPA on their team for the previous academic year
  • Dean’s List: Students who achieved a GPA in accordance with the university’s requirements
  • OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll: Student-Athletes who achieved a 3.25 GPA for the previous academic year
  • Colonel Scholar: Student-athletes who have achieved a 3.00 GPA in either or both of the previous semesters

Award Recipients from EKU's Accounting program

Brian Fister (Men’s Golf/ Accounting) - OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Colonel Scholar

Matthew Lynch (Baseball/ Accounting) - Dean’s List, Colonel Scholar

David Prewitt (Men’s Indoor Track/ Accounting) - Dean’s List, Colonel Scholar

Eric Stutz (Men’s Basketball/ Accounting) - Bratzke Award of Excellence, OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Colonel Scholar

Erica Wesstrom (Women’s Cross Country/ Accounting) - Bratzke Award of Excellence, Dean’s List,  OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, OVC Medal of Honor, Colonel Scholar

Stuart Witt (Men’s Golf/ Accounting) - Dean’s List, OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Colonel Scholar

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Published on April 10, 2013

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