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Spears Business students, faculty recognized at Graduate Honors and Award Luncheon

Monday, April 30, 2018

A number of students and faculty were honored on April 6 at the Spears School of Business Graduate Honors and Awards Luncheon at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

“Our Masters and PhD students as well as faculty are doing a great job and achieving amazing things,” said Ramesh Sharda, vice dean for the Watson Graduate School of Management. “So it is heartening to recognize them and celebrate their success. Congratulations to all the winners. I am especially pleased to recognize the professors who were selected by students for doing a superb job in the classroom.”

Among those honored were:

  • Tessa Recendes, Phillips Dissertation Scholar, PhD (Management) and Outstanding Management Doctoral Student
  • Yasamin Vahdati, Phillips Dissertation Scholar, PhD (Marketing) and Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate, PhD (Marketing)
  • Behrooz Davazdahemami, Phillips Dissertation Scholar, PhD (MSIS)
  • Abbie Sadler, Phillips Dissertation Scholar, PhD (Accounting)
  • Inwook Hwang, Phillips Dissertation Scholar, PhD (Economics and Legal Studies)
  • Paul Sanchez Ruiz, Phillips Dissertation Scholar, PhD (Entrepreneurship) and Outstanding Entrepreneurship Doctoral Student
  • Isarin Durongkadej, Phillips Dissertation Scholar, PhD (Finance) and Outstanding Finance Doctoral Student
  • Michelle Draeger, Outstanding Accounting Doctoral Student
  • Michael Osei, Outstanding Economics and Legal Studies Doctoral Student
  • Kaleb Fisher, Outstanding Master's Accounting Student
  • Samantha Cheng, Outstanding Master's Accounting Student
  • Morgan Olvera, Outstanding Master's Economics and Legal Studies Student
  • Ileana Maldonado Bautista, Outstanding Master’s in Entrepreneurship Student
  • Imran Selim, Outstanding MBA Student
  • Dileep Cherukuri, Outstanding Master’s in Management Information Systems Student
  • Koshitha Nagarajan, Outstanding Master’s in Information Assurance Student
  • Varsha Reddy Akkaloori, Outstanding Master’s in Business Analytics Student
  • Nikhila Kambalapalli, Outstanding Master’s in Business Analytics Student
  • Ravi Teja Allaparthi, Outstanding Certificate in SAS and OSU Data Mining Student
  • Shikha Prasad, Outstanding Certificate in SAS and OSU Data Mining Student
  • Imogen Schramm, Outstanding Certificate in SAS and OSU Marketing Analytics Student
  • Toby Joplin, Outstanding Stillwater Faculty Teaching Excellence Award and Jack Allen Family Education Foundation Teaching Excellence Award (Tulsa)

Others recognized for outstanding achievement were:

  • John Dimond, Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Student Award
  • Kelsey Ray, Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants Outstanding Student Award
  • Edgar Delgadillo-Plasencia, Federation of Schools of Accountancy Outstanding Student Award
  • Samuel Laverde, Financial Executives International Outstanding Student Award
  • Victoria Lloret, Tax Executives International Outstanding Student Award
  • Paige Mackey, Outstanding ACE Staff Member
  • Kaleb Fisher, Outstanding Service to the School of Accounting
  • Samantha Cheng, Outstanding Service to the School of Accounting
  • Jacob Fowler, OSCPA CPA Exam Performance Award (Silver Medal)
  • Andrea Polakow, OSCPA CPA Exam Performance Award (Silver Medal)
  • Vivian O’Hara, OSCPA CPA Exam Performance Award (Honorable Mention)
  • Ernesto Uribe, OSCPA CPA Exam Performance Award (Honorable Mention)
  • Blair Beale, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Student Scholar

For more information on OSU’s Watson Graduate School of Management, visit http://watson.okstate.edu/or call 405-744-9000.

 

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