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ONU students honored by Financial Executives International Toledo Chapter
Two students from Ohio Northern University’s James F. Dicke College of Business Administration were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments at the Financial Executives International (FEI) Toledo Chapter Students Awards Night in Perrysburg, Ohio, on Nov. 8.
Robert Roll, a senior accounting and finance major from Gahanna, Ohio, and Austin Price, a Master of Professional Practice in Accounting candidate from Tiffin, Ohio, were among 14 students honored at the event. The two ONU students were presented a $400 award check from Michael Harding on behalf of the FEI Toledo Chapter.
Roll, the recipient of FEI’s undergraduate award, has served as president of the Student Investment Group and CFO of Polar Merchandise as well as the secretary of finance for Student Senate and vice president of communications for his fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon. In addition, Roll is a member of the ONU swim team. Roll has earned a 4.0 GPA in his major and an overall GPA of 3.7.
Price, the recipient of the FEI graduate/masters award, has served as vice president of finance for Beta Alpha Psi (accounting honorary) and treasurer of the student chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. In addition, Price is a four-year letter-winner on the ONU baseball team. He has earned a 3.9 GPA as an undergraduate accounting major and an overall GPA of 3.5 in his undergraduate studies.
Financial Executives International is a professional organization for senior financial executives, which represent over 15,000 individuals worldwide. The FEI “is the leading voice on behalf of corporate financial executives, actively engaging the FASB, IASC, SEC and legislators in dialogue to represent the viewpoints of [its] membership.” To qualify for the annual award, an accounting or finance student must demonstrate a “high level of academic achievement and intellectual honesty, and [must possess] high promise for a successful career in business.”
Robert Roll (left) and Austin Price (right) pictured with Michael Harding, past president of FEI Toledo Chapter.