Harding University is keeping the memory of Botham Jean alive by granting four students from the university a scholarship in his name.
The Paul R. College of Business Administration announced on September 6 that four students from the college received the Botham Jean Business Scholarship, which is a scholarship that supports “historically under-represented populations as they pursue their degrees in the College of Business.” The students selected for the scholarship were chosen because of “their academic excellence and demonstrated leadership,” according to the statement.
The students have been identified by the university as Courtney Porter, a freshman from Memphis, Tennessee; Brittany Tate, a sophomore from San Diego, California; Tonio Montez, a junior from Carrollton, Texas; and Yui Kondo, a senior from Copley, Ohio. The students, who are all studying accounting, are the first recipients of the award.
The scholarships were in partnership with and established by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where Jean was hired as…
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