Pittston’s Rebecca Battista receives
Kearney & Company Scholarship at King’s
Rebecca Battista, a resident of Pittston and a senior accounting major at King’s College, was recently selected as the third recipient of the Kearney & Company Scholarship.
Established in 1985 by Edward F. Kearney, a 1974 graduate of King’s, Kearney & Company provides auditing, accounting, and consulting services to the Federal Government and its agencies throughout the country.
To qualify for the scholarship, students must be majoring in accounting, must demonstrate academic merit, and either be working part time or be involved in extra-curricular activities at King’s.
Battista, who hopes to graduate with minors in marketing and forensic accounting, recently completed an internship in the small business department of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLC. She also completed internships at Petroleum Service Company Inc., and Dave’s Tax Service. She is employed part time at Mann Corporation. She is president of the Accounting Association at King’s.
Exeter’s Bartholomew Chupka competes
with Misericordia at physical therapy event
Bartholomew Chupka, Exeter, was part of a team of Misericordia University Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate students that recently competed in the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Knowledge Bowl at the annual National Student Conclave in Providence, Rhode Island.
Hosted by EBS Healthcare, the Knowledge Bowl is an interactive quiz show-like competition where 10 teams of four collegians and one alternate test their knowledge against doctor of physical therapy programs across the country, while preparing for the National Physical Therapy Examination.
The Misericordia University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program qualified for the inaugural Knowledge Bowl after it earned platinum status in APTA’s Reach100 Campaign.
Platinum status in the campaign signifies 100 percent membership in APTA by Misericordia University physical therapy students.