MBA student wins online scholarship competition

Adam Greer, an MBA student in the Walker College of Business is one of three Appalachian State University students who have won the John Barry CPA fall scholarship competition.

Greer's entry in the contest earned him second place and a scholarship award of $150. Tiffany Rush earned first place and a $250 scholarship, and Hayley Behm won third place and a scholarship of $100.

The three were among those who entered the competition on Facebook, where each contestant submitted a paragraph about what they hoped to achieve with their Appalachian degree and what they most enjoy about studying in Boone.

Greer earned his bachelor's degree in business management from Appalachian in 2017 and is now completing his MBA with a concentration in business analytics. He is a member of the Executive Impact Club at Appalachian and is working toward both a BB&T Leadership Certification and a SAS certificate prior to graduation.

About Appalachian's MBA Program

Appalachian State University's MBA Program provides educational experiences to prepare our students for life-long learning and professional leadership responsibilities in a dynamic global environment. The program provides individualized attention through extensive student-faculty collaboration and offers frequent networking and team building opportunities. Flexible programming allows each student to receive the best educational experience possible through full-time or part-time tracks in two locations with the opportunity to complete the degree in as little as a year. Students can earn concentrations in: Sustainable Business, International Business, Economics, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, and Interdisciplinary Business. In addition to giving students the technical skills and knowledge to be successful in the business world, the Walker College also provides students the soft skills necessary to be complete professionals. Through executive skills courses, students develop resumes, improve interview skills, and expand networking skills, and a career advisor offers support with job search and interviews. For more information, visit

MBA student wins online scholarship competition
Published: Dec 29, 2017 3:20pm