CSUB students earn scholarshipsAugust 22, 2007
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Four students in California State University, Bakersfield's School of Business and Public Administration have been selected to receive John Brock Scholarships for 2007-08. This year's recipients of the $2,500 scholarships are Anastasia Antonova, Stella Chan, Lindsay Craig and Nancy Berenice Solis.
- Anastasia Antonova, a senior majoring in business administration with a concentration in accounting, came to the United States from Russia in 2005. She began her college career at Bakersfield College, where she began her cultural acclimation and improved her English proficiency, before transferring to CSUB. In addition to pursuing the baccalaureate degree, Antonova has an internship with Daniels, Phillips, Vaughan & Bock accounting firm.
- Stella Chan was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Bakersfield with her husband and first child in 1995. She studied English at Bakersfield Adult School and general education at Bakersfield College prior to transferring to CSUB. Chan's goal is to complete her business administration degree with a concentration in accounting and become a certified public accountant. She currently works as a fiscal support specialist with Kern County's Waste Management Department and is active in her church and her sons' schools.
- Lindsay Craig graduated from Centennial High School and has been involved in the Hawk honors program at CSUB since her freshman year. Craig currently is a junior majoring in business administration with a concentration in general management. She is employed with Kern Schools Federal Credit Union and volunteers to assist with the high school youth group at her church.
- Nancy Berenice Solis is a senior business administration major with concentrations in management and marketing and a minor in criminal justice. Solis is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and the Hawk honors program. She serves as student advisor for Chevron's STARS program, which helps high school students succeed in their academic and professional careers. Her educational goal is to complete the master's in business administration program and a law degree.
"These four students have demonstrated not only academic excellence, but a service orientation for which the John Brock Scholarships were established. We have high expectations regarding future contributions to their professions, their employers, and the communities of Kern County," said Mark Evans, the school's interim dean.
The scholarships are funded from an endowment supported by the annual John Brock Community Service Award dinner. This year, the award will be presented to Gregory D. Bynum, owner of Gregory D. Bynum and Associates, Inc., at Seven Oaks Country Club on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are $150 per person and can be purchased from CSUB School of Business and Public Administration. Corporate table sponsorships are also available. For further information and ticket purchases, please call (661) 654-2157.