Financial Executives International (FEI) Boston Announces Academic Awards for Students at Local Colleges and Universities

24 students recognized for excellence in financial education

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#excellence–The Boston Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI) has announced the 2022 Academic Award Recipients. The program, which has awarded close to $175,000 in the past ten years, recognizes students from local colleges and universities for academic excellence, leadership, and extracurricular experiences. This year 10 juniors and 14 seniors were recognized from participating schools including public and private institutions.

Beth Kurth, President of FEI Boston, commented, “These awards underscore FEI’s commitment to today’s business leaders as well as those to come. We look forward to their continued success.”

Glen Bunnell, Chair, Academic Relations, FEI Boston, added, “Once again this year we had a terrific slate of students from whom to select our award winners. I also want to recognize their professors who not only work closely with the students throughout the year, but also coordinate with FEI’s Academic Awards committee to ensure appropriate recognition and important connections as the students launch their careers.”

The award winners were celebrated at a dinner program on Thursday, April 14, featuring Jack Derby, Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Derby Entrepreneurship Center at Tufts University. He keynoted a presentation on “Entrepreneurship for the Rest of Us” including the practices and tools of innovation that can be applied almost universally – from turnaround situations to the soundest of corporations, and from work groups to an individual’s own career.

The full list of Academic Award winners includes:

Junior Scholarship Award Recipients

Babson College

 

Joanne Hao

Bentley University

 

Alon Yacovi

Boston University

 

Megan Lau

Bryant University

 

Andrew Hinckley

College of the Holy Cross

 

Morgan Vacca

Merrimack College

 

Bianca Baldassaro

Stonehill College

 

Daniel Sammarco

Suffolk University

 

Michelle Nguyen

University of Massachusetts Amherst

 

Victoria Silva

University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

David Levine

Outstanding Senior Award Recipients

Babson College

 

Tyson Corner

Bentley University

 

Haley Carangelo

Boston College

 

Eva Van Pelt

Boston University

 

Kaushal Patel

Bridgewater State University

 

Emily Halpin

Bryant University

 

Lauren McSweeney

College of the Holy Cross

 

Emily Curtis

Merrimack College

 

Alessandro Negri

Roger Williams University

 

Daniel Tocco

Stonehill College

 

James Pentikis

Suffolk University

 

Alexandra Edinak

University of Massachusetts Amherst

 

Gabriel Gomes Rocha

University of Massachusetts Lowell

 

Nisarg Jhaveri

University of New Hampshire

 

Sarah Blampied

About Financial Executives International Boston

With a commitment to advancing the success of its members, their organizations and the profession, FEI’s Boston Chapter is one of the largest chapters of the premier professional association for senior financial executives. Chapter membership provides the opportunity to interact, learn and network with local financial leaders across industries and company stages – from start-up to established. FEI Boston offers executive events, professional development opportunities, career management programs, social events, CPE credits and much more. Visit boston.financialexecutives.org to learn more.

Contacts

Beth Kurth

President, FEI Boston

617-584-9650