April 8, 2022
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator
Kelsey Brook Daniels of Pearson, Georgia, is the recipient of the Spring 2022 Presidential Award for Academic Excellence for Harley Longdale Junior College of Business Administration at Waldosta State University. They will graduate in Business Administration in Accounting at the 233rd start of VSU on Saturday, May 7 at 7pm on the front loan.
Waldosta – Kelsey Brook Daniels of Pearson, Georgia, is the recipient of the 2022 Presidential Award for Academic Excellence for Harley Langdale Junior College of Business Administration at Waldosta State University.
The Presidential Award for Academic Excellence is given to a graduate student of Harley Langdale Junior College of Business Administration, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, College of Arts, James L., Dorothy H., VSU, each of the six colleges. Devar College of Education and Human Services, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics.
Daniels will be recognized at 233 of the VSUrd Starts Saturday, May 7 at 7pm on the front lawn. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Accounting.
“I am proud to have been selected as the Outstanding Graduate of the Harley Longdale Junior College of Business Administration,” she shared. “I could not have achieved this recognition without the help of the great professors I had at VSU.
“When I moved to VSU in 2020, I found organizations that targeted my field of study and were not offered at my other college. It was through organizations such as the Institute of Management Accountants and Beta Alpha PSI that I was welcomed into VSU and given the opportunity to gain invaluable knowledge of my field of study as well as to build lasting friendships.
After studying at South Georgia State College, Daniels came to VSU, where he won the Libbo Belger Award for Business Excellence and the Sophomore Academic Achievement Award.
While a student at VSU, he was the Communications Director of the Student Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants and was a member of the National Association of Accounts and the National Association of Students and Professionals for the Beta Alpha Sy: The International Honor Organization for Financial Information. To the Public Trust. He also worked as an intern at the Southern Georgia Regional Commission.
Her commitment to academic, service, and leadership excellence has earned her repeated Dean List honors and a Certified Management Accountant Scholarship from the Institute of Management Accountants. She was a Georgia Hope Scholar.
After graduation, while studying for a Master of Accountancy at VSU, Daniels plans to continue working as an Accounts Payable Clerk intern at the Southern Georgia Regional Commission.
“My career goal is to become a Certified Management Accountant and Certified Public Accountant,” she said. “I ultimately want to be the controller of an organization.”
Her supportive family includes parents Ben and Sonya Daniels, brothers Wesley and Kelly Daniels, uncle Brett Daniels, grandmothers Cheryl, Raymond Ricketson, Alice and Ron Daniels.
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