FEI Kansas City Provides 2016 Academic Awards Honoring Students at Park, Pittsburg State, Washburn and Kansas State Universities

Kansas City, MO, April 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kansas City, April 12, 2016 – The Kansas City chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI Kansas City) today announced three winners of its 2016 Academic Awards for outstanding students in Finance and Accounting, plus one legacy award to an outstanding student who is a child of an FEI Kansas City member. Selected from universities in Kansas and Missouri, the winners received their merit awards at the Academic Awards Night program on Monday April 11.

Winners of FEI Kansas City’s 2016 Academic Awards:

  • Brooke Kunkel, of Kansas City, MO, majoring in Accounting at Park University, received an FEI Kansas City Academic Award.
  • Viet Nguyen, of Hanoi, Vietnam, majoring in Finance at Pittsburg State University, received an FEI Kansas City Academic Award.
  • Matt Weaver, of Hesston, KS, majoring in Accounting at Washburn University, received an FEI Kansas City Academic Award.
  • Nathan McClain, of Overland Park, KS, a senior at Blue Valley High School who plans to study Engineering at Kansas State University, received the FEI Kansas City Legacy Academic Award. He is the son of FEI Kansas City member Gary McClain.

“FEI is pleased to recognize these outstanding students. As Kansas City’s premier networking and professional development group for financial executives, FEI sponsors our annual academic awards to help develop the next generation of leaders for the region,” said Bryan Griffin, president of the FEI Kansas City chapter. “This year, 16 universities in Kansas and Missouri nominated top Finance and Accounting students, and our chapter is privileged to collaborate with these colleges in celebrating these achievements of these promising young adults.”

About FEI Kansas City
Financial Executives International (FEI) is the pre-eminent association connecting senior-level financial executives. The FEI Kansas City chapter has more than 200 members representing area companies and organizations. FEI Kansas City provides a forum for financial leaders to meet quality people and share solutions to the crucial issues that confront them daily. FEI meetings, professional development seminars and informal outings focus on the highest quality speakers and entertainment to facilitate the flow of new ideas and perspectives, as well as sound career and business decisions. For more information, please visit www.feikc.org.

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