Lander University business students receive McFerrin scholarships

July 21, 2011

 McFerrin Scholarship

Nine Lander University business administration students have been awarded the Jean T. McFerrin Scholarship, established in 1988 by Jean and Cecil McFerrin. Jean McFerrin, a 1948 Lander graduate, maintained close ties with her alma mater and held numerous positions with the Alumni Association, The Lander Foundation and the Board of Trustees. The scholarships are awarded annually to students majoring in the field of business, and selection criteria include academic merit and leadership potential. Pictured, from left, are: Kelly Coen, of Simpsonville, business administration major with marketing/management emphasis; Sam Tolbert, Lander associate professor of health care management; Katie Jochum, of Wheeling, W.Va., business administration major with economics/finance emphasis; Gary Bertoldo, of Mareeba, Queensland, Australia, business administration major with economics/finance emphasis; Ville Toivanen, of Espoo, Finland, business administration major with accounting emphasis; Per Enell, of Stockholm, Sweden, business administration major with economics/finance emphasis; Ansley Ripka, of Lake Wylie, business administration major with accounting emphasis; Caitlynn Packard, of Pendleton, business administration major with accounting emphasis; Dr. Douglas Grider, dean of Lander’s College of Business and Public Affairs; Samantha Shook, of Greenville, business administration major with accounting emphasis; and Jarmar Jackson, of Clover, business administration major with marketing/management emphasis.