The West Virginia Society of CPAs recently announced Tristan Gartin as the West Virginia University Outstanding Accounting Senior.

To qualify for this award students must graduate between December 2009 and August 2010, have a grade point average of at least 3.0 overall and in their major, and be nominated by their college. Tristan was required to submit a packet to the WVSCPA that included an essay explaining why she should be selected for the award, two letters of recommendation, a resume and a transcript of her grades.

Tristan and Dr. Scott Fleming, assistant professor in WVU’s College of Business and Economics, were invited to the Society’s central chapter meeting luncheon at the Bridgeport Country Club Nov. 6. David Hill, president of the WVCPA and WVU alumnus, presented Tristan with a plaque and monetary award.

Tristan is the daughter of Don and Doris Gartin of Chapmanville. She is a senior accounting major at the College of Business and Economics and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma business honorary.

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12/03/09

Contact: Susan Maczko, College of Business and Economics
304-293-7887, smaczko@mail.wvu.edu