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EKU School of Business Students Receive Outstanding Co-op/Intern Awards

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Congratulations to School of Business students who were nominated by their employers for Outstanding Co-op/Intern of the year. 

An awards ceremony for all nominees was held on Tuesday, April 9th at 3:30 p.m. in the EKU Charles D. Whitlock Student Services Building Auditorium to recognize their achievement.

From EKU's School of Business

On-Campus Student Employee of the Year Nominee:

  • Noah Cundari (JR, Computer Information Systems from Dry Ridge, Ky.) - University Housing; nominated by Veronica Bjorkman

Outstanding Co-op Nominees:

  • Lam An (SR, Marketing from Richmond, Ky.) - Lectrodryer, Richmond; nominated by Olga Goins

  • Brittany Neaves (SR, Accounting from Mt. Sterling, Ky.) - Dean, Dorton, Allen & Ford; nominated by Kerri Schwaner

Outstanding Intern Nominees:

  • Islambek Amantaev (SR. Accounting from Richmond, Ky.) - Dean, Dorton, Allen & Ford; nominated by Kerri Schwaner

  • Jessica Hunt (SR, Accounting from Richmond, Ky.) - EKU Student Accounting Services; nominated by Ursula Felicicchia Cox

  • Katherine James (SR, Accounting from Frankfort, Ky.) - Mountjoy Chilton Medley LLP; nominated by Trish Featherston

  • Shelby Macnab (SR, Accounting from Cadiz, Ky.) - Madison Bank; nominated by Lisa Sugg, Lisa Marcum and Debra G. Neal

  • Alicia Mayabb (SR, Accounting from Richmond, Ky.) - Madison Bank; nominated by Angie Pendergrass

  • Alexander Chase-McCuddy (SR, Computer Information Systems from Nicholasville, Ky.) - TrinSoft, LLC; nominated by John Stucky

  • Tabitha Rudder (SR, General Business from East Bernstadt, Ky.) - Hed Hed Oil Redi Mart; nominated by Keith Deaton and Tonya Riddell

  • Matthew Vallandingham (SR, Computer Information Systems from Wilmore, Ky.) - Alltech; nominated by Michael Rhode and Robert Simpson

  • Amy Withers (SR, Accounting from Lexington, Ky.) - Dean, Dorton, Allen & Ford; nominated by Kerri Schwaner

Eastern Kentucky University's Co-op Program is the first and only program accredited in the state of Kentucky by the Accreditation Council for Cooperative Education. 

Cooperative Education (Co-Op) and internships allow students to work directly in their field through the largest co-op program in Kentucky. Visit for more information.

Published on April 08, 2013

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