Financial Executives International’s Central Florida Chapter (FEI) recently honored five UCF business students with exceptional student awards. These awards were designated to top finance and accounting students whom show the greatest promise as future professionals in the Central Florida area through their academic achievement and community service. Each recipient received a cash scholarship worth $1000.

“I was on hand as the UCF faculty representative,” said associate finance lecturer Dr. Ray Sturm from the College of Business Administration. “They are all truly deserving of the awards that they’ve received.”

Students from several local institutions were invited to the awards banquet, including UCF, Seminole State College, Valencia College, Bethune-Cookman University and more. UCF recipients included four juniors and one senior.

Senior Distinguished Scholar Award:

  • Marc Georg
  • Junior $1,000 Scholarship Winner:

  • Casey Field
  • Joseph Wolf
  • Julianna Lyle
  • Rachel Lyle
  • “Attending this event while representing UCF was a great honor and experience,” said Marc Georg, a UCF finance student who holds the highest academic rank for the College of Business Administration’s Spring 2014 graduating class. “This event was an amazing experience. I was able to meet business professionals in the finance field and gain even more insight into the profession. Connecting with those who were present has helped me achieve a better understanding of the next steps after graduation and has opened many doors to new opportunities.”

    Established in 1968, the UCF College of Business Administration offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and executive levels. All programs, as well as the Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting are accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

    The college provides high-quality academic programs designed to give students a competitive advantage in the world of business now and in the future. As such, the college establishes partnerships with some of the nation’s most innovative leaders to model new and best practices that harness evolving technology. In addition, the college promotes a unique culture of engagement, risk-taking, cross-disciplinary collaboration and data-driven decision making in an effort to ensure students are well prepared to enter a dynamic marketplace.