Lindsay attends conference
Katherine Lindsay of Winchester, a junior at Eastern Kentucky University, was one of two EKU risk management and insurance students who attended the annual Gamma Iota Sigma Presidents’ Conference in Hartford, Conn., Aug. 19-21.
Lindsay, EKU Gamma Iota Sigma chapter vice president, spent the weekend honing leadership skills and expanding professional networks.
“Attending the Gamma Iota Sigma Presidents’ Conference was the final piece I needed to assure me that entering into the field of risk management at EKU was absolutely the right career opportunity for me,” Lindsay said.
“The conference discussions were both interesting and informative and provided a more in-depth picture of the many occupational options available to risk management majors,” she added. “Being a member of Gamma Iota Sigma has provided multiple opportunities for attaining internships, educational scholarships and introductions to numerous professionals in our field. Gamma Iota Sigma is proving to be a very beneficial professional organization in which to become involved.”
Gamma Iota Sigma is an international risk management and insurance student organization which provides opportunities for students to meet professionals in the industry, receive updates on various learning activities and also has several scholarship possibilities for students.
Sprague graduates from Alabama
George Rogers Clark graduate Tara Blake Sprague graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law May 7. She attained her undergraduate degree from Furman University. She is the daughter of Shannon McComas of Simpsonville and the granddaughter of Mac and Pam McComas of Clark County. She and her husband Patrick live in Mobile, Ala., where she is employed by Maynard, Cooper and Gale.