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October 17, 2018 - Rebecca Battista, a resident of Pittston and a senior accounting major at King’s College, was recently selected as the third recipient of the Kearney & Company Scholarship.
Established in 1985 by Edward F. Kearney, a 1974 graduate of King’s, Kearney & Company provides auditing, accounting, and consulting services to the Federal Government and its agencies throughout the country.
To qualify for the scholarship, students must be majoring in accounting, must demonstrate academic merit, and either be working part-time or be involved in extra-curricular activities at King’s.
Battista, who hopes to graduate with minors in marketing and forensic accounting, recently completed an internship in the small business department of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLC. She also completed internships at Petroleum Service Company, Inc., and Dave’s Tax Service. She is employed part-time at Mann Corporation.
She is president of the Accounting Association at King’s.