Davey Memorial Scholarship Commemorates a Distinguished Career
in Public Accounting
The late Frank Davey
in 1970 and
to campus to
March 2012―The wife of Frank A. Davey has established The Frank
A. Davey Memorial Scholarship through the Truman State University Foundation to
benefit accounting students attending Truman. Beverly Davey created the
scholarship in loving memory of her late husband, a 1970 alumnus.
Born in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Frank moved to rural Missouri and graduated from
Meadville High School. He enrolled at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College
(now Truman) and graduated from the accounting program. While at Truman, he
received the IB McGladrey award and was a member of Phi Sigma Epsilon
Frank was a certified public accountant and a partner with McGladrey and Pullen
in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for 38 years. He was active in many civic and community
organizations, including the Optimist Club, Chamber of Commerce, YMCA and
American Cancer Society. During his career, Frank made several trips to
Kirksville to recruit Truman accounting graduates for the firm. He passed away
in March 2011.
The scholarship will benefit junior and senior accounting majors at Truman State
University who hail from a rural area in Iowa or Missouri with a
preference for students who grew up on a farm with a family history of farming.
In addition, the scholarship is designed to assist students who exhibit
achievement and service in extra-curricular or community groups and
For more information
Advancement, McClain Hall 205, 100 E. Normal Ave., Kirksville, Mo. 63501-4221;
Telephone: (800) 452-6678 or (660) 785-4133; Fax (660) 785-7519.