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Four Bridgewater College Students Receive 2013 Economics and Business Awards

The George S. Aldhizer II Department of Economics and Business at Bridgewater College recognized four students for excellence during the annual academic awards convocation on May 7.  

Ashlea Bowers, a senior business administration major from Churchville, Va., received the Robert L. Hueston Scholarship in Accounting. The award honors the contributions Robert L. Hueston made to the study of accounting at Bridgewater College while a member of the faculty from 1953 - 86. The award carries a $5,615 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. Bowers is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bowers of Churchville.

Brandy Brode, a senior business administration major from Manassas, Va., received a $2,400 scholarship from the David E. Will Endowed Scholarship Fund for the Support of Public Accounting. Will, a 1983 graduate, is a partner and certified public accountant with the accounting firm of Mitchell Wiggins and Company LLP in Richmond, Va. The award goes to a student with a concentration in accounting who intends to pursue a career as a certified public accountant with a public accounting firm. Brode is the daughter of Douglas and Nancy Brode of Manassas.

The David G. and Margie Messick Smith Endowed Scholarship was presented to Jackie Tremblay, a business administration and mathematics double major from Chesapeake Beach, Md. The scholarship, which is awarded to a rising senior who has demonstrated exceptional promise in the field of management, was established by two Bridgewater graduates in memory of their grandparents, David G. and Margie Messick Smith. The award carries a $925 scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. Tremblay is the daughter of Toni Lubich and John Tremblay, both of Chesapeake Beach.

Joshua A. Law, a senior business administration major from Staunton, Va., received the Outstanding Senior Award for scholarly achievement and leadership. He was presented with a five-piece desk set with the Bridgewater College logo. Law is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Law of Staunton.

Posted 6/14/13

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