Financial Planning Student Michele Boyle Wins TD Ameritrade Scholarship and Helps Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell

Michele Boyle

Michele Boyle of Pompton Plains, a senior majoring in financial planning in William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business, was awarded a $5,000 TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Scholarship to be applied toward her degree.

Boyle was among 12 talented students from across the country chosen for the scholarship. She is an Honors College student and is the president of the financial planning club on campus.

TD Ameritrade Institutional invited the winners to visit New York City and the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on July 23 to help ring the closing bell.

Since 2010, students from the University’s financial planning program have garnered top awards in national competitions. In 2013 and 2014, four William Paterson students were selected to receive TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen scholarships.