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The Bill Ware Memorial BBA Scholarship Recipients

Ryan Reese

Bill Ware and Ed Cox, Jr.

“Bill always felt that personality and sports rounded out an individual and that both were critical for success in later life.” special centennial endowments, which include operational funding for immediate needs while the long-term funds mature. Due to the operational component of the scholarship, this merit-based scholarship has been awarded to two high-achieving BBA Scholars this fall. Richard Ware is very pleased with this tribute to his brother. “The Bill Ware Scholarship is a great way to honor Bill by providing financial assistance to undergraduate BBA students who have dynamic personalities and possibly some connection to athletics. Bill always felt that personality and sports rounded out an individual and that both were critical for success in later life.”

From: Albuquerque, NM Activities: Varsity Lacrosse, Varsity Track, Eagle Scout Intended Majors: Finance (Alternative Asset Management) and Math “I did a lot of research to find a business school with outstanding faculty and a strong alumni network. I knew SMU Cox was the right place for me. Receiving this scholarship is special to me, and I appreciate the confidence the school has in me. I will work hard over the next four years to make both the Cox School and the Ware family proud.”

Alex Atwood From: Lexington, KY Activities: Varsity Tennis, Club Lacrosse, Coaching, Mentoring Intended Majors: Finance and Accounting, or Finance and Economics “I’m impressed with how distinguished alumni are so in touch with Cox students; it speaks volumes about the community at SMU. Receiving this scholarship is a great honor and a large factor in my decision to attend SMU. It will certainly drive me to reach my full potential at SMU Cox.”

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CoxToday Fall 2013