Student of the Year Awards
Chrislynn Freed Master of Accounting Outstanding Student of the Year
Prior to 2017, our faculty would select a graduating MAcc student as our Outstanding MAcc Student of the Year, and that student would be recognized at our annual Awards Banquet and receive a plaque. In 2017, Chrislynn Freed’s husband, friends, and former students surprised her by donating to an endowment that provides a cash award to the recipient of this award.
Chrislynn Freed earned her bachelor’s in accounting from UF. After working in public accounting, she earned an MBA from the University of Southern California and recently retired from there as a Professor of Clinical Accounting. Freed remains connected to UF, serving as an active member of the Fisher School Advisory Board since 2008 and the UF Foundation National Board since 2015. Freed also held several positions with the California Society of CPAs, including being a trustee and past president of their Education Foundation. During July 2022, she received the California Society of CPAs Distinguished Service Award, which is the highest honor they award.
Through 2021-2022, the Student of the Year also received the Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA) Student Award. In 2022, the FSA was dissolved, and the FSA Student Award program was therefore suspended.
Outstanding MAcc Student of the Year
|Marissa Van Regemorter
|Tracy Ann Frady
|Eugene Bert Toner
|Bridget M. Kalb
|Vincent Paul Oatis III