Students recognized for mathematics and business achievements at Lycoming College

Several math and business majors at Lycoming College earned awards during a ceremony this spring.

The following seniors were recognized as scholars of the Institute for Management Studies because they have a GPA of 3.25 or higher, and successfully completed two seminars and an experience such as an internship or special project: Spencer Gysi, a financial accounting major from Phoenixville, Pa.; Kelley Noel Hile, a corporate communications and business marketing major from Benton, Pa.; Shannon Bryn Lafferty, a business finance and international studies major from Langhorne, Pa.; Cathrin Elizabeth Manning, a photography and business marketing major from York, Pa.; Phuong Ha Nguyen, a business and economics major from Hanoi, Vietnam; Huy V. Pham, an accounting and finance major from Hanoi, Vietnam; Elizabeth Ann Rader, a Financial Accounting major from Williamsport, Pa.; Whitney Dawn Rosenberger, a business marketing major from Millville, Pa.; Trang H. Tran, a business and economics major from Hanoi, Vietnam; and Trang M. Tran, an economics major from Hanoi, Vietnam. Junior Zachary W. Britton, a finance major from Bradford, Pa., was also recognized as a scholar.

Coral Chiaretti, a junior mathematics major from Ashland, Pa., along with sophomore Elizabeth Ritter, a chemistry and criminal justice major from Bethlehem, Pa., earned the Rose Pfaff Scholarship presented by the Student Senate for outstanding service to the college. Chiaretti was also recognized for her performance in mathematics colloquium, for being the most active in mathematical sciences, for outstanding growth as a musician and she earned the Panhellenic Council Scholar Award.

Many of these students earned additional recognitions.

Accounting awards were given to Britton for demonstrating expertise in financial accounting, and Gysi for showing the greatest proficiency in statistics. Rader earned two accounting awards: for outstanding work in accounting and who has also demonstrated exceptional proficiency in writing, and for outstanding achievement in auditing.

Rosenberger earned a Business Administration award for outstanding achievement in the marketing management field.

The following students were recognized for outstanding personal achievement and contributions in economics: sophomore Jacqueline Palacio, a quantitative economics major from Dover, N.J.; juniors Donald C. Keys, a Managerial Economics from Erie, Pa.; and Linh L. Nguyen, an economics major from Hanoi, Vietnam; Alexander C. Irvin, a managerial economics major from Columbus, N.J. and Andrew P. Ognibene, a senior business finance and managerial economics major from Sparta, N.J.

The following earned awards for outstanding achievement and proficiency: Ognibene in financial management; James Krizan, a Spanish major from Montoursville, Pa. in computer science; and Tung M. Nguyen, an actuarial mathematics and economics major from Hanoi, Vietnam in actuarial mathematics, mathematics colloquim, computer science and statistics. As a graduating senior, Nguyen also earned the Edward J. Gray Prize for the highest average, and the Charles J. Kocian Award for the high grade point average.

Andrew J. Hindes, a senior Spanish and managerial economics major from Pasadena, Md., earned the John A. Streeter Memorial Award in Economics for outstanding achievement.

Bronwen Klem, a senior business management major from South Williamsport, Pa., earned the General Management Award for outstanding achievement in the general management field.

Kristianne Weaver, a senior biology major from Milton, Pa., was recognized for her outstanding work in mathematics. She also earned the Biology Department Academic Excellence Award for her high grade point average.

Devon Brooke Dietrich, a senior mathematics and actuarial mathematics major from Limerick, Pa., earned the Charles J. Kocian Award for the student most active in applied research, and the W. F. Sadler Prize for the highest achievement in an array of mathematics courses.

Rachel K. Duncan, a junior actuarial mathematics and mathematics major from York Haven, Pa., earned the J. W. Feree Award For the student most active in mathematical sciences and the Mathematical Science Award for outstanding achievement in mathematics colloquium.

Katherine Cleland, a junior mathematics major from Manahawkin, N.J., earned a mathematical science award for outstanding achievement in mathematics colloquium.

Kelly Noble, a senior business marketing major from Bangor, Pa., the Charles J. Kocian Award for a graduating senior business administration major with the highest grade point average.

Alexander Anderson, a senior accounting and business finance major from Webster, N.Y., the Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP Prize for Tax Accounting for the student who has excelled in the Accounting 441 and 442 classes.