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 The 5th Annual Leavey School of Business Senior Awards Ceremony

Thursday, Jun. 20, 2013

The Leavey School of Business community is dedicated to innovative learning and scholarship that transforms people, ideas, and organizations to create prosperity here and around the world.

The Senior Awards Ceremony, held on Friday, June 14, recognizes graduating students whose scholarly performance and personal achievements, both in the classroom and the community, inspired their peers and drew the attention of faculty throughout the University.

Congratulations to these 2013 student scholars!


Beta Gamma Sigma
The mission of this national business honor society is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business and personal and professional excellence. Visit the link for a list of this year’s initiates.

Leavey Scholars Program
This program offers special opportunities for undergraduate business students who have established a record of excellence in their Santa Clara studies.

Accelerated Cooperative Education (ACE)
Business students admitted with distinction to the University are invited to participate in workshops to build, strengthen and enhance their leadership skills.

Ryan Clark & John Schneeman - Student Life Awards (Awarded by the University)

Department Awards

For these awards, the faculty of each department select a senior whose academic performance in the discipline combines with strong leadership skills, commitment to service, and potential for professional success. The 2013 awardees are:

Zachary Thomas Morris - The Professor O. Robert Anderson Outstanding Student in Accounting Award (Established in 1973 in memory of Accounting Professor O. Robert Anderson)

Kevin Franklin - The Outstanding Student in Accounting and Information Systems Award

Jonathan Salim - The Charles and Barbara Hazel Outstanding Student in Economics Award (Named for Economics benefactors Charles and Barbara Hazel)

Bobby Fatemi - The Outstanding Student in Finance Award

Spandana Lakkamraju - The Outstanding Student in Management Award

Victoria Isabel S. Yap - The Albert F. Bruno Outstanding Student in Marketing Award (Established in 1982 in memory of Albert F. Bruno by Albert V. Bruno and family)

Denica Lyubomirova Baeva - The Outstanding Student in Operations Management and Information Systems Award

Alexis Andrea Babb - The Outstanding Student Entrepreneur Award (Awarded by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

Business School Awards:

For these awards, students are nominated by Leavey School of Business faculty for exemplifying the mission of the University, as well as demonstrating academic excellence, leadership and dedication to the Leavey School of Business. Finalists are chosen by the Dean along with the associate Deans. The 2013 awardees are:

Amanda Claire Nelson - The Leavey School of Business Service Award

Michelle Veronica Cabinian, Aleksandra Hovey, & Victoria Isabel S. Yap - The Isabel Jones Academic Achievement Prize (Established by Eliot Jones, Ph.D. in 1956 in memory of his wife, Isabel)

Alexis Andrea Babb, & Jenny Michelle Vuong - The Leavey School of Business Leadership Award

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