BC Presents 2015 Awards for Excellence in Business

May 11, 2015

The George S. Aldhizer II Department of Economics and Business at Bridgewater College recognized students for excellence.

Two business administration majors—Megan Grubbs and Cody Johnson—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. Each student received a $3,674 scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Grubbs, a junior, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benny Grubbs of Elkton, Va. Johnson, a senior, is the son of Daryl and Dana Johnson of Goochland, Va.

Senior business administration majors—Terrence Chambers and Theresa Emmerman—each received a $1,292 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(s) with a concentration in accounting who intends to pursue a career as a certified public accountant with a public accounting firm.

Chambers is the son of William Chambers of King William, Va., and the late Mariesha Chambers. Emmerman is from Harrisonburg, Va.

The David G. and Margie Messick Smith Endowed Scholarship was presented to Katie Rexrode, a business administration major from Mount Solon, Va. 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 $994 scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year.

Broderick Brown and Emily M. Hulse received the Outstanding Senior Awards for scholarly achievement and leadership. Brown, a senior business administration major, is from Forest Hill, Md. Hulse, a history and business administration double major, is the daughter of Kathleen and Michael Hulse of Dayton, Va.

Brown and Hulse were presented with Bridgewater College engraved pens, key chains and business card holders.