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Cindy Dosch was named the Fisher School's Outstanding MAcc Student of the Year. (Photo courtesy: Brenton Richardson/UF Foundation).

Fisher School honors students at annual awards banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Cindy Dosch was named Outstanding MAcc Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting’s Spring Banquet on April 14 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center.

The MAcc Student of the Year Award, which is selected by a faculty vote, is the highest honor awarded to a Fisher student.

Dosch posted a perfect 4.0 GPA en route to earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting, She received the Fisher School’s inaugural Distinguished Student Service Award in 2015 for implementing a system to upload students’ grades to UF’s new online course platform, and reformatting the Fisher School’s virtual office hours to accommodate accounting students taking introductory courses through UF Online.

In January 2016, Dosch led the Fisher School to a second-place finish in Deloitte’s FanTAXtic student tax case study competition—which had 77 teams from around the country participating.

Dosch, who also served as a Student Assistant for the Fisher School and the Warrington College of Business, begins her professional career as a Staff Tax Accountant in EY’s Boca Raton office.

Below is a list of other award recipients:

Scholarships & Fellowships

Frederick E. Fisher Fellowship – Patrick Sweeney.

William E. Crown Jr. Fellowship— Rosemary Ann Burgess, Andrew Hlubny, Jacobo Lacs, Ryan Muchnick, Sallie Stern.

Batson-Siegel Accounting Scholarship—Sara Placid.

Richard E. Darby Accounting Scholarship—Blair DeCrispino.

Lovelle Ahrano Scholarship—Brian Dubow, Max Frost, Thomas Hart.

Leland M. Reiner Memorial Scholarship—Sophie Bray.

Gerson, Preston and Company, CPA Fellowship—Kyle Rollman, Clark Russo.

Jim and Sandy Wadsworth Scholarship—Ernesto Cejas, Samantha Poppell.

Ralph W. Miller Scholarship— Anthony Bernal, Zachary Brown, Michael Mina.

Joseph Lumia Memorial Fellowship – Jessica Kopel.

Lara Thrush Long Scholarship – Jillian Franco.

FICPA Fellowship Nominees— Jake Edelstein, Amy Gardi, Rebecca Lopez, Jonathan Sarkisian, Steven Silvestri.

Leadership Awards

Outstanding MAcc Student of the Year— Cindy Dosch.

Michael Cook Student Leadership Award— Noelle Fennessy, President, Beta Alpha Psi.

Ed Triplett Student Leadership Award—Ariel Largaespada, President, Fisher Student Council.

Michael Cook Excellence in Teaching Award— Chris Falk.