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K-State Today

April 16, 2018

Powercat Financial selects new peer financial counselors

Submitted by Jodi Kaus

K-State's student money management center, Powercat Financial, recently selected peer financial counselors for the 2018-2019 year. Peer financial counselors assist students with their financial questions and college financial planning decisions, as well as provide free financial workshops and host interactive financial events. This is a unique on-campus internship opportunity for students studying in financial-related programs such as personal financial planning, finance, accounting, agribusiness and economics.

The following students are new peer financial counselors:

Kathryn Schieferecke, junior in economics and Spanish, Bennington; Emma Drees, junior in finance, Brookville; Jesse Mark, sophomore in personal financial planning, Derby; Katrina Aleuy, sophomore in accounting and finance, Manhattan; Connor Fulk, junior in accounting and finance, Olathe; Thomas Meek, sophomore in personal financial planning and Spanish, Topeka; and Morgan Flax, freshman in finance, Utica. 

From out of state: Jack Giardino, junior in personal financial planning, Washington, Iowa; Philip Wegman, sophomore in personal financial planning, Taylor, Missouri; and Kevin Hernandez, junior in finance, Millburn, New Jersey.

In addition, William Orth, senior in accounting, Prairie Village, will serve as a new graduate assistant for Powercat Financial while completing his master's in accountancy. Nathan Astle, Provo, Utah, also will be a graduate assistant while completing a master's in couples and family therapy.

The following eight students are returning peer financial counselors:

Emily Koochel, doctoral student in family studies and human services, Great Bend.

From Greater Kansas City: Gretchen Holthaus, senior in accounting, and Abby Pope, senior in personal financial planning, both from Leawood; and Avery Bolar, junior in finance, Prairie Village.

Joshua Payne, senior in personal financial planning, Lyndon; Kaden Stein, senior in accounting, Spearville; and Lyndon Breckenridge, senior in accounting, Wichita.

From out of state: Landon Warmund, senior in personal financial planning, Grain Valley, Missouri.

Learn more about the free financial services and resources provided to students by Powercat Financial. For more information, contact Jodi Kaus, director of Powercat Financial at powercatfinancial@k-state.edu.

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