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Sept. 22, 2016 - Zian Chi, center, a resident of Wilkes-Barre and a senior accounting major at King’s College, was selected as the initial 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.

Chi was selected for the scholarship in the spring and completed an internship at Kearney & Company this summer.  At King’s, Chi is a consistent Dean's List student and has been selected for induction to the Delta Epsilon Sigma, Omicron Delta Epsilon, and Institute of Management Accountants honor societies.  She also serves as a tutor, maintains two part-time jobs, and participates in service activities.

Pictured with Chi is Brian Kearney, left, and Edward Kearney, right