WRITER: JESSICA DOWNS
CONTACT: GEORGE MCCRORY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0012; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: May 18, 1999
UI Tippie College of Business honors students for achievements
IOWA CITY, Iowa The Henry B. Tippie College
of Business at the University of Iowa recently honored its most outstanding
undergraduate and graduate students.
In addition to the individual awards, Delta Sigma Pi was
named Outstanding Undergraduate Student Business Organization.
Below is a list of the awards presented and students honored:
Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key: Kristin Lee of
Mapleton, Iowa; the award is given annually to the graduating student with
the highest academic average during the four years of undergraduate study
Outstanding Student Leader: Jessica Fee of Vermillion,
S.D. The award recognizes an undergraduate student for outstanding achievement
as a student leader.
Caterpillar Corporation Undergraduate Achievement Award:
Stacey Benning of Cedar Rapids. The award recognizes a student majoring
in management sciences who demonstrates academic achievement, professional
development and personal maturity. The award includes a $500 prize
provided by the department of management sciences.
The School of Management recently honored two MBA
1999 IMPACT Award: Mark Roach of Winterset. Roach
was a key player in the success of last fall's IMPACT, which introduces new
students to the MBA program. This award recognizes the graduating MBA student
who has demonstrated the components of IMPACT (Involvement, Motivation, Professionalism,
Achievement, Challenge and Teamwork).
Wall Street Journal Award: Vijay Ramnathan of India.
This award recognizes a first- year student who has excelled in the classroom
and been active in MBA activities. He has been active
in the MBA Association, serving as vice president of international programs.
Some 40 juniors and seniors were also elected to Beta
Gamma Sigma, the national business student honor society, which invites students
in the top 10 percent of their class to join. They are listed by hometowns:
ALTOONA: Scott Thompson
ANKENY: Jaime Garland, Christopher Mein
ARMSTRONG: Jason Heck
BETTENDORF: Adam White
BURLINGTON: Leslie Hirsh, Amanda Wiegard
CEDAR RAPIDS: Jason Weeks, Noreen Niemeyer
CHARITON: Rebeeca Church
CRESCO: Carrie Steele
COUNCIL BLUFFS: Daniel Gardner
DAVENPORT: Karen Carstensen
DECORAH: Pasha Dahlen
IOWA CITY: Eileen Shin, Lisa Thomae
JOHNSTON: Anne Mullenix
KEOKUK: Mark Wemette
MANCHESTER: Adam Palmer
MARSHALLTOWN: Charles Waddilove
MASON CITY: Heather Hoffman
OTTUMWA: Misty Eslinger
ROBINS: Kristine Althoff
PETERSON: Renee Bodenhamer
SPIRIT LAKE: Joshua Harris
URBANDALE: Jennifer Blaha
WAVERLY: Jonathan Taiber
WHITTEMORE: Sheena Simonson
WINFIELD: Sarah Buffington.
CAROL STREAM: Stephanie Keuck
GLENDALE HEIGHTS: Christa Watson
LAKE VILLA: Carolyn Short
LANSING: Lisa Olson
MOLINE: Joseph Schauenberg
NAPERVILLE: Kari Keufler, Jennifer
NORTHBROOK: Michael Manelli
WHEATON: Karen Kregor.
VERMILLION: Jessica Fee