Aspiring CPA earns $1,600 scholarship

NORWALK - Whittier resident Jeannette Goble received the $1,600 Carmen Solis Pratt Scholarship at the Nov. 17 meeting of the Cerritos College Foundation.Retired Norwalk Superior Court Judge Dan Pratt established the annual re-entry scholar in 2001 in memory of his mother who valued education but was never able to attend college herself. Each year, a recipient is selected among applicants who are re-entry students at Cerritos College and are 35 years of age or older. Goble is pursuing her associate degree in accounting. She is currently employed as a bookkeeper and office manager for a small business and is enjoying applying what she learns in the classroom ont he job. She has a 3.9 GPA and is planning on pursuing her bachelor's degree to become a CPA.

********** Published: December 15, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 35