Illinois Wesleyan Students Receive CPA Society Scholarships

February 2, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Two Illinois Wesleyan accounting majors, Karl Albrecht and Sarah Micale, have been awarded Illinois Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Society scholarships and are interning with different accounting firms this spring.

According to accounting professor Gerald Olson, the scholarship was created for individuals planning to sit for the CPA exam their final year of college.

Junior Karl Albrecht applied for a book scholarship from the CPA Society and will receive $500 to cover his textbooks next semester. Albrecht is interning at Deloitte and Touche in Chicago working in the audit division. “Hopefully this internship will give me a better feel for the business world,” said Albrecht.

Junior Sarah Micale also received a scholarship. Micale is currently a tax intern at RSM McGladrey in Chicago in the net high worth service line doing tax returns.

Earlier this semester, Jeffrey Marinier was also awarded a CPA Society Scholarship.

For additional information, contact the Office of University Communications at univcomm@iwu.edu or 556-3181.

Contact: Allegra Gallian, ’09, (309) 556-3181