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2016-17 RMI Scholarship Recipients Announced

2016-17 RMI Scholarship Recipients

EKU Risk Management and Insurance is pleased to announce scholarship recipients for the 2016-17 academic year. Through the generosity of donors and industry partners, various scholarship opportunities ranging from $400 to $3,000 per academic year are awarded to students in the Risk Management and Insurance program.

Pictured above are awardees and advisors for this year, from left to right: Sarah Smith, Nathan Reihmer, Burke Christensen (advisor), Taelor Walker-Owens, Jeffrey Hale, Shelby Fain, Carol Jordan (advisor), Audrei Egbudin, Victoria Lowery. Not pictured are: Brianna Saylor, Cory Chance, Douglas Nicely.

RMI scholarship recipients for 2016-17:

  • Cory Chance, junior from Shelbyville, Ky. (Northern KY Insurance Agents Scholarship Endowment and Jack Keir Scholarship);
  • Turner Curtis, sophomore from Richmond, Ky. (Dr. Pete Kensicki Scholarship and Kentucky Farm Bureau Scholarship);Nathan Reihmer (RIMS/CPCU Insurance Studies Fund); 
  • Audrei Egbudin, junior from Lagos, Nigeria (Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women Endowed Scholarship);
  • Shelby Fain, senior from Irvine, Ky. (The Tom Nuckles Endowed Insurance Scholarship);
  • Jeffrey Hale, sophomore from London, Ky. (RIMS/CPCU Insurance Studies Fund);
  • Victoria Lowery, junior from Georgetown, Ky. (George W. Clark Scholarship Fund);
  • Douglas Nicely, Freshman from Mt. Vernon, Ky. (George W. Clark Scholarship Fund and RIMS/CPCU Insurance Studies Fund);
  • Brianna Saylor, junior from Berea, Ky. (The Tom Nuckles Endowed Insurance Scholarship);
  • Mary Taelor Walker-Owens sophomore from Stanford, Ky. (Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women Endowed and Kentucky Association of Counties Scholarship (KACo)); and
  • Rachel Wallace, senior from Paint Lick, Ky. (Peoples Insurance Scholarship/Ins. Studies Scholarship). 

In addition to the University scholarships, two awards external to the program are also recognized: Sarah Smith (IIK Paper Competition, Erie Insurance, and President's CPCU The Institutes); and Brianna Saylor (IIK Paper Competition and President's CPCU The Institutes).

Find out more about scholarship opportunities in EKU's Risk Management and Insurance program at

Published on September 15, 2016

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