Kelley students recognized at annual scholarships and awards breakfast

Dozens of Indiana University Kelley School of Business Indianapolis undergraduate students were honored Friday at the school's scholarships and awards breakfast.

More than 40 students received scholarships totaling more than $65,000 at the 34th annual event, held this year at Crowne Plaza at Union Station in Indianapolis.

Shelby Caulk, a senior majoring in accounting and finance, was recognized as the 2017 J. Dwight Peterson Key Award winner.

The J. Dwight Peterson Key Award is the most prestigious award conferred by the Kelley School of Business Indianapolis. It is presented to the overall outstanding senior on the basis of superior scholarship, extracurricular activities and character.

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2017 Peterson Key Award recipient Shelby Caulk and award presenter John Peterson, who is the son of the award's namesake.

Scholarship Recipients

Carey Lykins Diversity Scholarship

Sonia Valdez

Charles Henry Buchanan RISE Scholarship

Ty McCoy

Constance Coover Lewis Scholarship

Jake Gale

Constance Coover Lewis Scholarship

Shelby Noble

David I. Klapper Management Scholarship

Tami Burgin

David I. Klapper Management Scholarship

Emily Gaffney

David I. Klapper Marketing Scholarship

Allison Donovan

Debra M. and Mark S. Fritz Scholarship

Brian Doyle

Dr. Roger E. Jerman Scholarship

Grace Winter

Elliott and Estelle Nelson and Family Scholarship

Paige Barger

Financial Executives International (FEI) Outstanding Junior Accounting or Finance Student Award

Jonathan Jared

Geraldine S. Bernath Scholarship

MacKenzie Stratton

Ginny Marzke Memorial Scholarship

Mykaela King

Helen Jeffers Memorial Scholarship

Makylie Siples

Indiana Motor Truck Association

Kent Craig

John W. Berry Scholarship Fund

Leandro Ngunza

Kelley Young Alumni Scholarship

Emily Mosier

KeyBank Scholarship

Nikki Baker

Kelley School of Business Indianapolis Finance Scholarship

Martina Fialova

Lawrence E. Magner Human Resource Management Scholarship

Isabel Adams

Mays Family RISE Scholarship for Men in Business

Augusto Antonio

Mays Family RISE Scholarship for Women in Business

Alisha Spaulding

Michael Williams Endowed Scholarship

Maurice Reeves

Moe Silverman Family Scholarship

Colton Upchurch

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Scholarship

Samuel Vaughn

Powers & Sons Construction Company, Inc. RISE Diversity Scholarship

Mercy Benjamin

Ralph L. Swingley Scholarship

Elizabeth Smitherman

Richard L. Rogers Scholarship in Accounting

Brandon Edwards

Richard L. Rogers Scholarship in Accounting

Jonah Gjertson

Simons Bitzer & Associates, PC Scholarship

Wenying Zhao

Visker Family RISE Scholarship

Savannah Lane

Visker Family RISE Scholarship

Kirsten Cocanower

Visker Family RISE Scholarship

Joanna Barlow

William F. Buchanan Prize

Manvinder Gill

William F. Buchanan Prize

Shane Mosby

Outstanding Student Awards:

Justin Lassiter - Accounting

Tifany Sheets - Finance

Annie Gorajec - Human Resource Management

Sarah Fiege - Management

Amanda Rice - Marketing

Gunjan Parmar - Supply Chain Management

Senior Scholar Awards:

Autumn Gordon
Jarred Potter
Tifany Sheets

Chancellor's Scholar Award:

Autumn Gordon

Delta Sigma Pi Key Scholar:

Tifany Sheets

J. Dwight Peterson Key Award:

Shelby Caulk

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Outstanding Student Awards: Justin Lassiter, Accounting.
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Oustanding Student Awards: Tifany Sheets, Finance.
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Outstanding Student Awards: Anne Gorajec, Human Resource Management.
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Outstanding Student Awards: Sarah Fiege, Management.
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Outstanding Student Awards: Amanda Rice, Marketing.
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Outstanding Student Awards: Gunjan Parmar, Supply Chain Management.
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Senior Scholar Award: Autumn Gordon.
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Senior Scholar Award: Jarred Potter.
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Senior Scholar Award: Tifany Sheets.
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Chancellor's Scholar Award: Autumn Gordon.
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Delta Sigma Pi Key Scholar: Tifany Sheets.

Graduate and University-Wide Student Awards

Kelley Business of Medicine Physician MBA student Mahdi Ajjan and marketing and international studies major Cassandra Vera each received the William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion. They are two of 50 recipients from 16 different IUPUI schools. The award honors graduating students who’ve shown an exemplary commitment to the community.

Multiple students in both the Evening MBA Program and the Graduate Accounting Programs were also recognized for excellence this year.

Karen Preusch, MBA'17, received the David E. Westerhaus Leadership Award.

The Evening MBA Leadership Award was presented to Matthew Spartz, Andrew Myers and Nate Vonderheide. The Evening MBA Academic Excellence Award was presented to Christine Roetzel.

The Graduate Accounting Academic Excellence Awards were presented to Abram Jenkins, Mark Volpatti and Alexander Erwin. The Graduate Accounting Leadership Award was presented to Iris (Huixian) Wang.