Texas Society of CPAs Honors Six Professionals with Top Awards

Six Texas CPAs Recognized by Statewide Organization

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Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014

The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) recently honored six certified public accountants at the organization’s Annual Meeting of Members in Santa Fe, NM, on June 27-28. The following members were formally recognized by TSCPA for their outstanding achievements during the 2013-14 fiscal year.

  •     Meritorious Service: W. M. Lawhon, CPA - Fort Worth
The meritorious service award is the highest honor given by TSCPA and recognizes a CPA who has made significant contributions to the profession.
  •     Distinguished Public Service: Nathan H. Cross, CPA - Beaumont
This award is given for outstanding charitable, community and civic activities, and other public service not related to TSCPA.
  •     Outstanding Committee Chairman: Carol G. Warley, CPA – Houston
This award recognizes a TSCPA member for his/her outstanding performance as a committee chairman during the current year.
  •     Young CPA of the Year: Ben Simiskey, CPA – Houston
The Young CPA of the Year Award recognizes a CPA under 40 years old for his/her contributions to the accounting profession and the community.
  •     Honorary Fellow: Penny Dear, CPA – Austin, and Donna Hugly, CPA – Dallas
The Honorary Fellow Award is bestowed on a TSCPA member who has distinguished himself/herself within the accounting profession, as well as the community.

TSCPA (http://www.tscpa.org) is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional organization representing Texas CPAs. The society has 20 local chapters statewide and has 27,000 members, one of the largest in-state memberships of any state CPA society in the United States. TSCPA is committed to serving the public interest with programs that advance the highest standards of ethics and practice within the CPA profession.


  • Avery Elander
    Texas Society of CPAs
    +1 (972) 687-8688