January 16, 2013

TCU Business Students Awarded First Neeley Heritage Scholarships

Neeley heritageSenior Julie Firebaugh of Fort Worth and junior Katie Neuberger of Oklahoma City have been awarded the first Neeley Heritage Endowed Scholarships. The scholarship was established as part of Neeley’s 75thdiamond anniversary.

Firebaugh is a senior accounting major from Fort Worth. She is president of TCU’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national accounting honors fraternity. 

Neuberger is a Neeley Fellow and junior double major in accounting and finance from Oklahoma City. She is vice president of alumni relations for Neeley Fellows and serves in the Student Government Association House of Representatives.

The Neeley Heritage Scholarship was established in 2011 with $150,000 in proceeds from the Neeley 75thanniversary kickoff celebration and awards dinner. The scholarship honors the many contributions of Neeley alumni, faculty and staff who have worked together over the years to create a premier business education experience. The Neeley Heritage Scholarship is used to recruit and reward Neeley students based upon academic excellence, leadership potential and accomplishments.  Students awarded the scholarship must continue as business majors and maintain an academic and leadership record worthy of meritorious recognition.

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