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Three FCBE Students Awarded Lambda Alpha Real Estate Scholarships

For release:  April 4, 2014

Three Fogelman College students were recently awarded the Memphis Chapter of Lambda Alpha International scholarships.  The scholarship is presented to top real estate students. It provides a monetary gift of $1,000 for the fall and spring semesters of 2014. The students, Kelly Bostain, Kaitlyn Grant and Joseph Tague, play active roles in the Lambda Alpha Real Estate Student Organization and will be honored at a Lambda Alpha International Annual Membership Banquet on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. They will also be invited to attend monthly luncheons during the coming academic year.

The Lambda Alpha Real Estate Student Organization is sponsored by Lambda Alpha International (LAI), an honorary society for the advancement of land economics.  LAI provides a forum for the study and advancement of land economics where the "winnowing and sifting" of ideas takes place in an atmosphere of mutual respect.  
 
Kelly Bostain is a senior Finance and Real Estate major that is active in numerous organizations including Financial Management Association, the Adult Student Association and the MILE Leadership Program.  She will graduate in May 2014 with honors and plans to continue in her education working toward her Master's degree in Finance and Real Estate.  Kelly's career goal is to perform project planning and financial analysis for new hotel construction.
 
Kaitlyn Grant is a FIR senior and she plans to graduate with a B.B.A. in May, 2015. Kaitlyn recently began an internship with Sperry Van Ness, Investec Realty Services and is involved in multiple organizations including the Lambda Alpha Student Real Estate Association serving as president and is a student member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).  She is also active in the community by participating in organizations such as Lifeblood and Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association's "Meals on Wheels.”  Kaitlyn's overall goal is to pursue a career in commercial real estate.
 
Joseph Tague is currently working towards a B.B.A. in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate and plans to graduate in May, 2015. Joseph spent the last eighteen years working in construction and returned to school in 2010 after a twenty year layoff. Joseph lives in midtown Memphis with his wife of thirteen years and is planning to begin a career in real estate. He is extremely honored to be recognized by Lambda Alpha International and very appreciative of the scholarship.
 
For more information, visit the Fogelman Finance and Real Estate degree, the Lambda Alpha Real Estate Student Organization and the Lambda Alpha Scholarship websites.

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