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CAS Names 2006 Scholarship Recipients

09/19/2006 —

Sharalyn Chen and Alexander Rosteck have been named the recipients of the 2006 CAS Trust Scholarship.

The CAS Trust Scholarship, which is funded by donations to the CAS Trust, is awarded to deserving students annually who have demonstrated high scholastic achievement and strong interest in mathematics or a mathematics-related field. The scholarship’s intent is to further students’ interest in the property/casualty actuarial profession and encourage pursuit of the CAS designations. The CAS Trust Scholarship has awarded 14 scholarships since its inception in 2002.

Sharalyn Chen is a senior is at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. She is an actuarial science major and plans to work in property/casualty insurance upon graduation.

Alexander Rosteck is a sophomore at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is a statistics and economics major and is in the process of exploring various actuarial career paths.

“Each year the caliber of applicants, and their interest in the actuarial profession, has continued to impress us” stated Leslie Marlo, Chairperson of the CAS Trust Scholarship Committee. “We are pleased to award Sharalyn and Alexander this scholarship and to recognize their achievements and commitment to the actuarial profession.”

More information about the CAS Trust Scholarship is available through the CAS Web Site. The committee welcomes all eligible students to apply for the scholarship and to visit www.BeAnActuary.com for more information on the actuarial profession.

The Casualty Actuarial Society is an organization dedicated to the advancement of the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to property, casualty and similar risk exposures. The primary goal of the Casualty Actuarial Society is to provide education and research to help its members be the leading experts in the evaluation of hazard risk and the integration of hazard risk with strategic, financial and operational risk.

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