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Alan Burton Receives Elijah Watt Sells Award


Mark Bannister, Alan Burton, Edward Hammond

Burton with faculty

Joan Rumpel, Charles Gnizak, Alan Burton, Cole Engel, Glenn Growe

Alan Burton, CPA, a FHSU graduate with a B.B.A. degree in accounting in 2005, received the 2012 Elijah Watt Sells Award for his performance on the CPA exam. This award is given annually by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to recognize outstanding performance on the Uniform CPA Examination. Burton was one of 39 winners recognized -- out of a pool of 92,000 -- to be presented with this prestigious award. He currently works for Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered in Great Bend, Kansas. Pictured with Alan in the top picture are Mark Bannister, Dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship, and Edward Hammond, FHSU President. Pictured in the bottom picture are Joan Rumpel, Charles Gnizak, Alan Burton, Cole Engel, and Glenn Growe.

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