Finance and Accountancy Seniors Recognized with Fanning Award

Author: Amanda McKendree

Fanning winner 2019

The Fanning Center for Business Communication is pleased to announce that Lorenzo Vincent Beer, a senior Finance major from Warren, New Jersey, and Katherine C. Wallace, a senior majoring in Accountancy and Spanish from New York, New York.  They are the recipients of the 2019 Eugene D. Fanning Award in Business Communication


Lorenzo and Katherine are the 49th and 50th recipients of this award given in memory of the life and work of Gene Fanning, Class of 1953. They will receive a permanent memento and a cash prize for their achievement. In addition, Lorenzo and Katherine will be acknowledged by name in the University's 2020 Commencement program.


Finalists for the 2019 Fanning Award also include:


Brian Messina.  Business Analytics and Economics (2nd Major).  HOMETOWN: Columbus, Ohio


Bruce Morris.  Management Consulting major with Innovation & Entrepreneurship minor.  HOMETOWN:  Scottsdale, Arizona


Hwa Young Oh. Accountancy major with Korean minor.  HOMETOWN: Northbrook, Illinois


Megan Pertile. Business Analytics major.  HOMETOWN: Plainfield, Illinois


James Suszka.  Finance major.  HOMETOWN: Chicago, Illinois