Class of 2022: Graduate Student Awards | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

Class of 2022: Graduate Student Awards

Posted 5.9.2022

On behalf of Dean Manoj Malhotra and the Weatherhead School of Management family, we are pleased to recognize the following students who have been selected by their peers for demonstrating excellence over their careers at Weatherhead School.
 
The Scott S. Cowen Student Leadership Award
This award recognizes a leader and role model who contributes to the total community and stimulates the classroom experience.

  • This year’s recipient is Ekta Khurana.

The Student Life Award
This award recognizes a student who participates in and encourages student engagement.

  • This year’s recipient is Vinay Honnenahalli Shivashankar.

The Theodore M. Alfred Distinguished Service Student Award
This award recognizes a student who participates in community service inside and outside of the Weatherhead School community.

  • This year’s recipient is Reena Puri.

The Rita Kicher Award
This award is presented to a graduating part-time student at Weatherhead School. The award recipient is recognized as an outstanding colleague in Cleveland's professional community.

  • This year’s recipient is Benjamin Scott Shelfer.

The Executive MBA Leadership Award
This award recognizes a student who demonstrates outstanding personal leadership.

  • This year’s recipient is Rima Ghosn Muakkassa.

The Doctor of Management Scholar-Practitioner Award
This award recognizes an outstanding reflective practitioner.

  • This year’s recipient is Luis M. Almanza Rueda.

Directors Award for Outstanding Student in Master of Accountancy
This award is presented to two Master of Accountancy students who not only demonstrate high academic achievement but have been leaders and active participants in the Master of Accountancy program, Beta Alpha Psi, and the Department of Accountancy.

  • This year’s recipients are Wei Hong and Aletheia Kay Uechi.

The Federation of Schools of Accountancy Award
This award is presented annually to the most outstanding Master of Accountancy student. The FSA is an organization of accredited graduate programs in accounting, and its mission is to promote and support high-quality accredited graduate accounting programs in the United States and abroad. The Department of Accountancy is separately accredited and is a full-fledged and active member of the FSA.

  • This year’s recipient is Jacob James Berg.

The Master of Business Analytics & Intelligence Student Leadership Award
This is awarded to a student for outstanding contributions to promoting class cohesion, program excellence, and superior learning experience in the Business Analytics & Intelligence program.

  • This year’s recipient is Vinay Honnenahalli Shivashankar.

The Master of Finance Student Leadership Award
This award is presented to a student who serves as a leader and role model for all students. The recipient promotes the Weatherhead School image in a positive way, contributes to the total community, and stimulates the classroom experience.

  • This year’s recipient is Fengyuan Yin.

The Master of Finance Outstanding Student Award 
This award recognizes a student's excellence and contributions to the discipline and profession of finance.

  • This year’s recipient is Vasiliy Yakimenko.

The Master of Healthcare Management Academic Excellence Award  
This award recognizes a student who most consistently excelled in their Master of Healthcare Management coursework. 

  • This year’s recipient is Kaitlynn Patricia Craig. 

The Master of Healthcare Management Best Action Learning Project
This award recognizes the student judged to have completed the best Action Learning project in the cohort.

  • This year's recipients are Maysan Aljohany, Sarrah Ahmed Eltinay and Jessie Rose Lewis.

The Master of Healthcare Management Student Leadership Award

This award is presented to a student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities, setting a standard for collegiality and engagement that has positively impacted their fellow classmates. 

  • This year's recipient is James F. Kirkpatrick.

The Master of Supply Chain Management Student Leadership Award
This award is presented to a student for outstanding contributions to promoting class cohesion, program excellence, and superior learning experience in the Master of Supply Chain Management program. 

  • This year's recipient is Karl Frederick Stennett Jr.
 

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