Graduating Business Students Recognized for Academic and Leadership Excellence

5.16.2022 Article, Business Analytics, M.A. in Management, M.S. in Accounting, M.S. in Business Analytics, MBA, School News, Undergraduate Business

In conjunction with the May 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:

JB Blood was presented the Lura Baker Paden Award for outstanding academic achievement in business and enterprise management.

Christopher Browning was awarded the Patel Prize in Finance Award, which recognizes a student who demonstrates exemplary academic performance in finance and outstanding contributions to the School of Business community.

Christopher Lewis was chosen to receive the Delmer Paul Hylton Accountancy Award for outstanding academic achievement in accounting.

Benny Potter received the Spirit of Wayne Calloway Award, which recognizes a student who exemplifies high personal and professional integrity, a strong sense of personal responsibility, personal and professional growth, uncommon dedication, and talent.

Ali Schragger was presented the Award for Academic Excellence in Mathematical Business in recognition of outstanding academic performance in mathematical business.

Yuqing (Skye) Wang received the Academic Excellence in Finance Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in finance.

Emma Williams was awarded the Levar Hairston Courage Award, which recognizes a student who has displayed courage in the pursuit of his or her degree.

Graduate Student Awards

Selected for graduate student awards:

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

Grace MacNeil 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:

Kristina Babore, Winston-Salem Evening MBA 

Nikki Bouldin, MSBA

Raine Craft, MSA (December)

Pinson Neal, MSA

Ricky Foschi, Online MSBA 

Nick Funck, Charlotte Evening MBA

Taylor Miguelino, MSM 

Jeffery Patterson, Online MSBA (December)  

Gavin Short, Charlotte Saturday MBA

Chanel Shulman, Online MSBA (August)

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

Bryce Ferrara (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.

Abigail Hawkins (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.

Maalik Hazziez (MSM) 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.

Shannen Lane (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. 

Tori Pylypec (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.

Jia (Grace) Xu (MSA) 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.

 

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

Temitope Adeyanju, Assurance Services Track

Jordan Carter Bailey, Tax Consulting Track (December)

Anabel Cordano, Financial Transaction Services Track

Aaron Daniel Homburger, Financial Transaction Services Track (December)

Timothy S. Mauss, Assurance Services Track (December) 

Avery Younis, Tax Consulting Track 


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