WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Wake Forest University School of Business students who performed at the highest academic level in 2014-15 were inducted into the national Beta Gamma Sigma honor society on April 21 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 back to 1961 and is one of more than 540 campus chapters worldwide. Senior Business and Enterprise Management major Christine Briere leads the chapter this year.
Wake Forest University congratulates the following inductees at the baccalaureate level. They earned membership in Beta Gamma Sigma for being ranked in the top 10 percent of their class: Megan Grace Archey, Michael Thomas Annunziata, Katelyn Hedda Bailey, Joseph Thomas Barbati, Edward Conrad Beachley, Cady Elizabeth Burke, Melanie Marie Cass, Yi Chen, Eliza Louise Cushman, Stephanie Lauren Fosina, Angela Rae Gallagher, Chengwei “Olivia” Gu, Elisabeth Hawley, Tyler Earl Hodgdon, Leslie Marie Huffman, Katherine Elizabeth Kenyon, Tanvi Kumar, Eleanor Pearson Lien, George Anthony Marken, John Patrick McLaughlin, Serena Mary Murrell, James Patrick O’Sullivan, Christina Maria Paragamian, Ella Colby Ryan, David Elliot Shapiro, Anne Marie Troy, and Yingyao Wang.
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: Mary Kathryn Alexander, Jessica Marie Arndt, Sarah Matheson Davis, Robert Beasley Dilworth, Elaine Elizabeth Dorsey, Ryan Robert Dougherty, Zezhou Fang, Jordan Timothy Garside, Hunter Sloan Gay, Hannah Catherine Giles, Morgan Julia Gregg, Nicole Grace Irving, Ashley Marie Ivan, Jacob Andrew Lindsey, Francesca Maynor Locklear, Kyle Scott Mikkelsen, Nmeli Chidiebere Nnoromele, Annebelle Joy Preske, Julian Camilo Rivers-Ballasteros, Dara Adina Seelig, Jillian Louise Shuster, Denise Tre’sha St. Jean, Dario Tompkins, Rachel Lindsay Vuksanic, Samuel Bragg Waddell, Katharine Leigh Woods and Di Zhao.
Master of Science in Accountacy students inducted include: Alexander Ankier, Lindsay Ann Bernstein, Sarah Elizabeth Compton, Mitchell R. Gaulke, Michelle Nicole Hartenstein, Erika Mary Jackson, Mina Brooke Massey, Dhana Meyrowitz, Kira Nicole Miles, Olivia Christine Nastasi, Munachimso Nnebe-Agumadu, Kelly Elizabeth Robinson, Mary Katherine Schronce, Lindsey S. Strickert, and Margaret Allyson West.
Students inducted from the Master of Business Administration programs include: Ahmed Abd-Elkader, Briana Christine Agatep, Leigh Thomas Anderson, Jared Antczak, Jason Matthew Benoit, Laura Meredith Bondel, William Thomas Borders, Patrick Donald Borders, Jayson Daniel Brittain, Benjamin Conine, Catherine Brooke Conrad, Adam Sean Davison, Whitney Ann Dawson, Christopher Michael Dorsch, Adam Joseph Elrod, Anjan Gnyawali, Joshua O. Green, Mark Adam Guthrie, Elizabeth Ellen Harrington, Jessica O’Neal Hill, Courtney Etter Hutchison, Tiffany Nicole Jenkins, Peter James Kriegler, Efrain Lemus, Jeffrey Michael Manning, Christopher Holbrook Mauney, Kelsey Hazel McKillop, Lindsay McNabb, Jennifer Muckley, Katherine Nygren, Colin Richardson, Joyce Lillian Ritchie, Daniel Edward Sanchez, Maureen Elizabeth Sterbling, Steven Strout, Nicholas Tankersley, Alex Kenneth Teal, Charles Berkeley Wilson, Vance Robert Witman and Xudong Xiao.
The following inducted students are JD/MBA candidates: Ryan Anthony Hanson, William B. Taylor and Daniel Benjamin Waxman.
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.