2012 Student Award Winners

Dean Ira Solomon presented the following student awards at the Freeman School’s 2012 undergraduate and graduate-level diploma ceremonies.

BSM Scholastic Achievement Award

Established in 1997, the BSM Scholastic Achievement Award recognizes excellence in academics and is presented to the graduate of the BSM program with the highest cumulative grade-point average.

  • Arielle K. Drucker

Marta and Peter Bordeaux Scholastic Achievement Award

Established in 1987 by Marta and Peter Bordeaux to recognize excellence in academics, this award is presented to the graduate of the Master of Business Administration program with the highest cumulative grade point average.

  • Robert Warren Lynch

Roger L. Cornelius Award

Established in 1967 by the Tulane School of Business in honor of Roger L. Cornelius, a 1961 West Point graduate and a 1965 MBA who died shortly after graduation, this award commemorates Mr. Cornelius’ dedication to the highest standards of business scholarship and leadership. This award is based on a vote by the MBA students, and it is presented to the graduating student in the Master of Business Administration program who best exemplifies these qualities.

  • Richard John Gray Jr.

Evelyn and William Burkenroad Award

This award is presented each year to an outstanding member of the graduating class in honor of Evelyn and William Burkenroad. The recipient is chosen by the senior class on the basis of scholarship, integrity, amiability, and contributions to the professional, social, and academic quality of the business program.

  • Stephen G. Denis

Dean’s Service Award

Established in 1991, this award recognizes those graduating students who, in the opinion of the administrative staff and dean, have added dimension to the school through outstanding contributions of time and effort.

  • Dylan P. LeCorgne (BSM)
  • Shiv Thukral (MBA)
  • Richard John Gray Jr. (MBA)
  • Lindsey Ann Varney (MBA)
  • Wendy Viviana Salas Villalobos (MBA)

Tulane Association of Business Alumni Award

Established to recognize outstanding graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Management, the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Finance programs, this award is presented to students who rank in the top 10 percent of their classes and, in the opinion of the dean, the associate dean, department heads, and the officers of the Tulane Association of Business Alumni, have displayed exceptional intellectual ability, leadership, self-motivation and a sense of responsibility to peers, the school and the community.

  • Christine M. Ouder (BSM)
  • Oleksandr Oleksandrovych Matviienko (MFIN - New Orleans)
  • Felix Chit-Ming Tse (MFIN - Houston)
  • Megan Renee Peck (MBA)

TABA Community Service Award

Established in 1993 by the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship and conducted in partnership with the Tulane Association of Business Alumni, this award recognizes those graduates who, under the auspices of the institute and mentored by TABA members, have completed at least 25 hours of pro bono service with a disadvantaged business or a not-for-profit organization in the New Orleans area.

Bachelor of Science in Management:

  • Myles Hill

Master of Accounting:

  • Zoë Louise Manzy-Coates

Master of Business Administration:

  • Douglas Royster Alexander
  • Anthony Jim Bodin
  • Thomas Matthew Connor
  • Alyssa Davidian
  • Amy Louise Dye
  • Eric Egan Gallagher
  • Meghan Helen Greeley
  • Seth Arden Hamstead
  • Maggie Louisa Hopkins
  • William Laird
  • David Jonathan Marsh
  • Clifford Strauss Mintz
  • Megan Renee Peck
  • Simone Emilia Reggie
  • Emily LaRene Roberts
  • Courtney Baine Robinson
  • Jeffrey Bradford Rohr
  • Joshua Dion Rupert
  • Kimberly Lynn Thompson
  • Lindsey Ann Varney

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