Soar-In-4 Scholars

The College of Business is proud to introduce our Soar-in-4 Scholars!  

 

Meet Our 2020 SCHOLARS

Meet Our 2019 SCHOLARS

 

 

 

2020 Scholars

 

Mackenzie Chin

Major:  Hospitality and Tourism Management

Minor:  Spanish

About Me:  I grew up in New Jersey and moved to FAU in 2020, which gave me a new point of view in life. I have always been interested in hotels and restaurants, and moving down here has strengthened that interest. As I continue my studies at FAU, I am excited to learn more and pursue a future career in the hospitality industry.

Mackenzie Chin

 

Nadia Cherkaoui

Major:  Health Administration

About Me:  I will be earning my bachelor’s and master's degrees in Health Administration here at FAU. My career goals consist of becoming an administrator to a large dermatology clinic. Dermatology is a specialty that has kept my interest for years, and I will be dedicated to ensuring a successful facility that can benefit the lives of all patients as well as employees.

Nadia Cherkaoui

 

Kesona Hanson

Major:  Accounting

About Me:  I'm 19 years old, and I was born in Jamaica. My short-term career goal is to become an accountant, while my long-term goal is to be an auditor. Of all the various career paths one could choose, I chose Accounting and Business Management because I really enjoy working with the quantitative and numerical subject areas. I possess the innate ability to comprehend and analyze mathematical and financial situations, thereby making Mathematics and Accounting my strongest subject areas.

Kesona Hanson

 

Binrong Liu

Major:  International Business

About Me:  I'm Chinese, born in Japan, and now living in Miami. I want to work in a company connecting East Asian markets and the North American market to put my multilingual skill to use.

Binrong Liu

 

Wendy Androphe Occean

Major:  Accounting

About Me:  I hope to use my accounting major to become a forensic accountant. Right now, I'm taking every opportunity to achieve that, from internships to networking events. The Soar in 4 Scholars Program is one of those opportunities that has been instrumental to my success so far at FAU in more ways than one.

Wendy Androphe Occean

 

Sofia Ballesteros

Major:  International Business

Minor:  Finance

About Me:  I am from Medellin, Colombia.  I aspire to work with wealth management and help individuals achieve financial security for the future. 

Sofia Ballesteros

 

Alina Khan

Major: Marketing

About Me:  My current career goal is to be a social media manager or an associate product marketing manager for a tech company.

Alina Khan

 

Carleigh Smith

Major:  Marketing

Minor:  Commercial Music

About Me:  I joined SOAR4 as a freshman in 2021. My hopes are to work in the music marketing business. My career goal is to become an executive of a record label or to represent a successful artist in their marketing journey.

Carleigh Smith

Shu Jun Liang

Major:  Economics

Minor:  Management Information Systems

About Me:  I am from China. I live in Boca Raton, Florida now. This year is my junior year at FAU. I am planning on earn a master's degree atFAU to achieve my career goals.

Shu Jun Liang

 

Emonnie Lahai

Major:  Accounting; member of the Accounting Scholars Program

Minor:  Finance

About Me:  I am currently a Sophomore here at FAU. I aspire to become a CPA and take my career as far as it can go! 

Emonnie Lahai

 

Yongting Shi

Major:  Economics with Concentration in Business Economics

About Me:  I am from Coral Springs, Florida. I plan to pursue a master's degree in business to support my future career. I would like to thank my family for their support, financially and emotionally; they have always been there for me.

Yongting Shi

 

Antonietta Pakula

Major:  Finance

Minors:  Economics and Health Administration

About Me:  Hello, my name is Antonietta but my friends and family often call me Netta. I live in Sunrise, Florida. My intent throughout life is to help other people and use my knowledge to make a positive difference in the lives of others. One day I hope to become a financial analyst or a chief financial officer. 

Antonietta Pakula

 

Mary Leventelis

Major:  Accounting

About Me:  I am from Tampa, Florida. I am a sophomore here at FAU, and I have the goal to one day become an accountant. 

Mary Leventelis

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Scholars

 

Roshanna Bcheecham

Majors:  Economics and Anthropology

About Me:  In addition to my double majors, I am also in the Accelerated Master of Science Economics program. I am very interested in the socio-economic aspects of international developmental studies. In the future, I hope to become a research analyst in the study of international economic development. 

Roshanna Bcheecham

 

Sarah Cohen

Major:  Accounting; member of the Accounting Scholars Program

Minor: Finance

About Me:  I am currently a Junior. Originally I am from Boston, and I came to FAU for the warm weather! I joined SOAR in 4 as a freshman in 2019 and couldn’t be happier with the program. I hope to continue on to my master's degree and become a Certified Public Accountant working in external audit. 

Sarah Cohen

 

Ashley Dukhu

Majors:  Marketing and Management

About Me:  I am from West Palm Beach, FL.  My career goals include finishing my bachelor’s degree, getting my master’s degree in Sustainable Development Practice, and impacting the world in a positive way by applying business practices to current and future global happenings.

Ashley Dukhu

 

 

Kendra Murray

Major:  Accounting

Minor:  Management Information Systems

About Me:  I am from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In the future, I plan to obtain my CPA license and work for a major accounting firm.

Kendra Murray

 

Cynthia Proctor

Major: Marketing

About Me:  I have a passion for anything art and technology related! My dream is to travel abroad and study either advertising or computer science. I hope to be able to use my marketing degree for a plethora of career choices and to be able to use my creativity in my everyday life and future job! 

Cynthia Proctor

 

Heidi Sayre

Major:  Marketing

About Me:  I am open to many career paths, but I know that whatever I choose, I will always strive to be as hardworking as my parents. They are my role models and have taught me that success really does come from doing what makes you happy. Go Owls!

Heidi Sayre

 

Madison Ellis

Major:  Hospitality and Tourism Management

About Me:  I hope to one day become an events director for a hotel or an organization. I am originally from Orlando, Florida, but I choose to live in Boca Raton to attend Florida Atlantic University. I have always had an interest in the hospitality field when growing up with my parents in the industry. I was a participant in the Disney College Program, and I also completed a study abroad program at the University of Plymouth in England. I'm looking forward to graduating in December 2022 as a FAU Alumni! 

Madison Ellis

 

 

 

 

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