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Regan Kennedy: A Second-Year Awardee of the Jordan Santiago Memorial Business Scholarship

We are thrilled to announce that Regan Kennedy has been selected for the second consecutive year as the recipient of the Jordan Santiago Memorial Business Scholarship. Regan’s unwavering commitment to academics and her active involvement in campus life have once again earned her this prestigious scholarship.

A Quick Recap

Last year, we introduced you to Regan Kennedy when she was awarded the Jordan Santiago Memorial Business Scholarship. This scholarship, established in memory of Jordan Santiago in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), is a testament to Regan’s academic excellence and contributions to the community.

Regan, originally from Coppell, Texas, was pursuing a double major in Accounting & Finance at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, within the Sam M. Walton College of Business. Regan also gained valuable real-world experience as an intern for KPMG and Tyson Foods. Her future plans include obtaining a master’s in accountancy.

An Update on Regan Kennedy

Fast forward to this year, and Regan is on track to graduate in May 2024 with a major in Accounting. Her commitment to academics and campus life remains as strong as ever.

Here’s a snapshot of her recent accomplishments and aspirations:

Activities/Interests: Regan was actively involved in student organizations, including her role as the administration director for Kappa Kappa Gamma. She had served as the Vice President of Beta Alpha Psi and had been a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.

Career Aspirations: Regan is gearing up to take the CPA exam and hopes to pass all four sections before starting her career next fall. She aspires to work for a Big Four accounting firm in Dallas, with a particular interest in the advisory sector.

Gratitude for the Scholarship: Regan expresses deep appreciation for the financial support provided by the Jordan Santiago Memorial Business Scholarship, which has eased the financial burdens of college life. She also emphasizes the profound impact of the University of Arkansas and Walton College of Business on her college experience.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Regan on her second-year achievement and wish her continued success in her academic and professional pursuits. We eagerly anticipate the positive impact she will undoubtedly make in the field of accounting and business.

Jordan Santiago Memorial Business Scholarship was established for the benefit of the Department of Accounting in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (University). For more information about the criteria for this scholarship or how to support future scholars, please visit: jordanicarefoundation.com/memorialbusinessscholarship

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