Wake Forest University School of Business students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society

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WINSTON-SALEM, NC – (April 11, 2017) Wake Forest University School of Business students who performed at the highest academic level in 2016-17 were inducted into the national Beta Gamma Sigma honor society on April 11 in a ceremony in Farrell Hall’s Broyhill Auditorium on campus.

Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student can receive in a business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

The Wake Forest University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma dates to 1961 and is one of more than 540 campus chapters worldwide. Senior finance major David Oberkircher leads the chapter this year.

Wake Forest University congratulates the following inductees at the baccalaureate level. Lekha Alaparthi, Carolyn Burns, David Caliguire, Margaret Collins, Kenneth Chen, Alexandra Quick, Katie Dickens, Daniel Fisher, Madison Hoff, Jiangyue Hu, Jiayu Hu, Haoyu Jin, Hale Johnson, Crosby Kapp, Emma Letourneau, Sii Li, Hayden Lineberger, Kyra Miller, Zhiwei Ni, Kevin Politz, Yuewen Qian, Rachel Schwitzgebel, Tessa Stockdale, Kurt Swartz, Will Von Behren, Junyl Xue, Andrea Zhang, Mia Zhou, Jenna Zimmerman.

The following students earned initiation as ranking among the top 20 percent of graduate students in their class:

From the Master of Arts in Management program, these students were inducted: Amanda Althoff, Catherine Cadmus, Connie Cape, Austin Chunn, Jacob Cimolino, Tyler Clark, Regan Cormak, Grant Davidson, Lauren DeRuyter, Eric Disch, Cinneah El-Amin, Jacob Fusek, Julia Gamble, Shannon Ginty, Joshua Gough, Karcy Grove, Caylin Iannotta, Sara Jackowicz, Kara Kingma, Bell Lee, J McLean, Alicia Meglio, Hailey Merk, Sharone Moverman, Lori Pimental, Liya Pu, Alexandra Schneider, Meredith Shaw, Carly Wooten, Ben Zalutsky.

Master of Science in Accountancy students inducted include: Cady Burke, Cara Chabreck, Yi Chen, Stephanie Rosina, Sam Frost, Sydney Goldstein, Alexa Parisey, Andrew Savarese, Taylor Simmons, Colton Smith, Abby Wellman.

Students from the Master of Science in Business Analytics program include: Crystal Dai, Denise Dubick, Chase Funk, Ashley Han, Xiao Li, Evelyn Ma, Mark Moiner.

Students inducted from the Master of Business Administration programs include: Katherine Bayard, Matteo Blanc, Patrick Brown, Meredith Brown, Lisa David, Erin Deedrick, Cynthia Emory, Justin Hurie, Maria Lyerly, Matt Mizell, Tyson Swanson, Maria Talbert, Emily Walker, Brandon Bracher, Kathleen Brand, Ngina Connors, Ed Delaney, Mitch Granger, Jennifer Horstmann, Samuel Houff, Bart Major, Dave Pearson, Kelly Wallace, Kyle Yonce, Brook Birdsong, Alex Carpenter, Adam Cummings, Sarah Drew, Jennifer Kern, Leslie Marinov, Gustavo Santa Ana, Zac Synder, Nina Ying Sun, Prem Yerraballi.

For some of the inductees, this is their second honor from Beta Gamma Sigma: Crystal Dai, Meredith Brown, Cynthia Emory, Justin Hurie, Emily Walker, Cady Burke, Cara Chabreck, Yi Chen, Stephanie Rosina, Abby Wellman, Kelly Wallace.

Beta Gamma Sigma has inducted more than 750,000 outstanding students into membership since its founding in 1913. Members currently reside in all 50 U.S. states and more than 160 countries around the world.

Media Contact:  Stephanie Skordas, skordas@wfu.edu or 336.758.4098 

About Wake Forest University School of Business (business.wfu.edu)

The Wake Forest University School of Business offers undergraduate programs in accounting, business and enterprise management, finance, and mathematical business. Our graduate programs include a Master of Arts in Management, Master of Science in Accountancy, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and a Master of Business Administration. Our programs are consistently ranked among the world’s best in surveys by U.S. News & World Report, Businessweek, the Economist, Forbes, and the Financial Times. Wake Forest accountancy graduates rank first for all test takers among large and medium-sized schools and have ranked in the top 2 among first-time test takers for 16 of the past 17 years.