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April 2012 News Releases

Washburn senior receives $2,500 award from Financial Executives International

Brea Short and a Sprint executiveWashburn University Senior Brea Short, of Topeka, is the inaugural winner of the 2012 Kansas City Financial Executives International (FEI) Oracle Award. Short was selected as the top finance/accounting student and received a $2,500 award at the Kansas City chapter FEI academic night meeting on April 9.

FEI solicited applications for the award from 14 of the largest business schools in Kansas and Missouri. Candidates were evaluated on their excellence in academics, leadership potential and service to community and college. Short is majoring in accounting and finance.

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Amanda Hughes, university relations, (785) 670-2153