Graduating business students earn top awards

5.18.2021 Article, Awards, M.A. in Management, M.S. in Accounting, M.S. in Business Analytics, MBA, School News

 

In conjunction with the May 2021 commencement celebrations, Wake Forest University School of Business recognized the recipients of some of its highest academic and leadership awards.

 

Undergraduate Student Awards

Selected for undergraduate student awards:

 

Kyle BlackburnKyle Blackburn was presented the Award for Academic Excellence in Mathematical Business in recognition of outstanding academic performance in mathematical business.

 

 

 

Anabel CordanoAnabel Cordano was chosen to receive the Delmer Paul Hylton Accountancy Award for outstanding academic achievement in accounting.

 

 

 

Rachel FaulkenberryRachel Faulkenberry was presented the Lura Baker Paden Award for outstanding academic achievement in business and enterprise management.

 

 

 

Matthew Murdock received the Academic Excellence in Finance Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in finance.

 

 

 

Burke PrestonBurke Preston was awarded the Patel Prize in Finance and the Spirit of Wayne Calloway Award. The Patel Prize in Finance recognizes a student who demonstrates exemplary academic performance in finance and outstanding contributions to the School of Business community. The Spirit of Wayne Calloway Award recognizes a student who exemplifies high personal and professional integrity, a strong sense of personal responsibility, personal and professional growth, uncommon dedication, and talent

Graduate Student Awards

Selected for graduate student awards:

 

Neicy Myers Neicy Myers was chosen to receive the Scarritt Family Pro Humanitate Award for demonstrating a commitment to others as a student and emerging professional.

 

 

 

Josh PenningerJoshua Penninger was chosen to receive the Scarritt Family Pro Humanitate Award for demonstrating a commitment to others as a student and emerging professional.

 

 

 

Ten graduate students were presented with the program-specific Student Leadership Award for outstanding leadership, scholastic performance, and integrity:

 

Caroline ClevengerCaroline Clevenger, MSA (Fall 2020)

 

 

 

 

Cole HendershotCole Hendershot, MSBA

 

 

 

 

Chris JinksChris Jinks, Charlotte Saturday MBA (2021)

 

 

 

 

Jeremy JohnsJeremy Johns, Online MSBA (Fall 2020)

 

 

 

 

Meredith MartinezMeredith Martinez, Winston-Salem Evening MBA (2020)

 

 

 

 

Emile MenninEmile Mennin, Online MSBA (May 2021)

 

 

 

 

Sloane PfaffSloane Pfaff, MSA

 

 

 

 

Casey PrivetteCasey Privette, Online MSBA (Winter 2021)

 

 

 

 

Timothy ReynoldsTimothy Reynolds, Charlotte Evening MBA (2020)

 

 

 

 

Christian TrevathanChristian Trevathan, MSM

 

 

 

 

Several students were recognized for excellence related to the four School of Business pillars of education priorities, which are impactful, professional, honorable, and global: 

 

Caroline BoyceCaroline Boyce (MSA) was presented the Honorable Pillar Award which recognizes exceptional students who demonstrate abilities to lead ethically and exhibit personal strengths as an example for others.

 

 

 

Anand Chokshi Anand Chokshi (MSM) was presented the Professional Pillar Award which recognizes exceptional students who demonstrate abilities to create value for others, embrace a professional identity, and steward the profession of business.

 

 

Jacob KarpJacob Karp (MSBA) was presented the Impactful Pillar Award which recognizes exceptional students who demonstrate abilities to think strategically, act practically, and communicate effectively as an example for others.

 

 

Dame SeneDame Sene (MSA) was presented the Global Pillar Award which recognizes exceptional students who demonstrate abilities to leverage diversity and demonstrate a global mindset as an example for others.

 

 

 

Jack SingletaryJack Singletary (MSM) was presented the Impactful Pillar Award which recognizes exceptional students who demonstrate abilities to think strategically, act practically, and communicate effectively as an example for others.

 

 

Billy WuBilly Wu (MSBA) was presented the Global Pillar Award which recognizes exceptional students who demonstrate abilities to leverage diversity and demonstrate a global mindset as an example for others.

 

 

 

Six graduate students were presented with the MSA award for exceptional academic excellence, leadership, and classroom enrichment related to a chosen career track:

 

Caroline BoyceCaroline Boyce, Tax Consulting Track

 

 

 

 

Bennett CoeBennett Coe, Financial Transaction Services Track

 

 

 

 

Rachel GettyRachel Getty, Assurance Services Track

 

 

 

 

Daniel HaskellDaniel Haskell, Tax Consulting Track

 

 

 

 

Chengwei (Jerry) HuangChengwei (Jerry) Huang, Financial Transaction Services Track

 

 

 

 

Nathan MalloneeNathan Mallonee, Assurance Services Track

 

 

 

 

Additional Awards and Recognitions

Selected for additional student awards:

Joshua Cathey received the Federation of Schools of Accountancy Achievement Award, which recognizes an MS in Accountancy student who has shown superior academic achievement, leadership and professionalism in post-baccalaureate accounting education.


Media Contact: Danyelle Gary, garyd@wfu.edu, 336.582.0622