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Centenary News Service, 318-869-5120

AICPA Minority Initiatives Committee Awards National Scholarship to Centenary College Student

SHREVEPORT, LA -- Centenary studentCristi Hay Cristi Hay of Shreveport is a national winner of a scholarship for minority accounting students from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The award criteria included grades, determination, and an active campus life. 

Ms. Hay is involved in the Omicron Delta Kappa, the national honorary organization that recognizes leadership, scholarship and service, and participates in its community service activities.  In the Frost School of Business, she is a member of Sigma Beta Delta national honor society in business.

Ms. Hay is also a member of Centenary's Maroon Jackets, a group of students who have excelled scholastically and have shown outstanding leadership and service to the college.
Her accounting professor, Dr. Helen Sikes, said, "It is such a big deal for a Centenary student to receive this award and I am so proud of Cristi.  A national winner at Centenary--what an honor." 

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