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TXCPA Permian Basin Recognizes Members at Year-End Happy Hour

  • Published on May 27, 2023
  • by Rori Shaw

At the Year-End Happy Hour on May 21, TXCPA Permian Basin recognized the following members as chapter award recipients for helping shape the direction of the chapter. Congratulations to Alba Priest, Outstanding Executive Officer; Lashawn Bearden, Outstanding Director; and Derby Gallo, Outstanding Committee Chair. Thank you for your leadership.  

Congratulations to Oluwafoyinsolami (Lydia) Adewole on being named the 2024 Accounting Excellence Award winner for UTPB!  

The chapter welcomed and introduced all new CPAs in the Permian Basin to the profession and our community. This year’s new licensees were:

Tisha Blaylock
Erin Hamilton
Andrea Martini
June Moore
Rachel O’Donnell
Mariana Razo
September Tull

Your generosity allows TXCPA Permian Basin to fund scholarships that go to our local college students. Recipients are accounting majors and have the intent of becoming a Texas Certified Public Accountant and entering the accounting profession upon graduation. This year’s scholarship recipients are:

UTPB Scholarship Recipients
Oluwafoyinsolami Adewole
Samantha Delgado Vazquez
Kendy Estrada
Alexandria Garibay
Gisela Hernandez
Kari House
Crystal Jones
Noah Lee
Aydee Madrid
Isabella Molinar
Maria Nanclares
Katherine Patterson
Kathryn Poer
Noelani St. Clair
Krystal Tijerina
Sherrie Torres
Adrian Valadez
Leslie Villalobos
Marylin Weatherred
Patrick Weatherred

Midland College Scholarship Recipients
Felipe Escamilla
Kevin Rodriguez

Odessa College Scholarship Recipients
Jennifer Fuentes
Lonnette Lindsey
Paige Lovell
Pamela Thomas

Many thanks to the 2023-24 chapter board of directors: Gerry Adkins, Lashawn Bearden, Monica Corey, Mackenzie Craft, Kate Devey, Derby Gallo, Narita Holmes, John Michael Jaramillo, Daniel Lujan, Meredith McKeehan, Alba Priest and Jennifer Smith for their service under the dedicated leadership of Immediate Past President Catherine Speer. 

Read the chapter’s 2023-2024 Year-End Report