More than 25 graduating students were honored with end-of-semester awards from UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics.

The Joseph M. Bryan Achievement and Leadership Awards recognize students with impressive academic achievement and significant service activities in the Bryan School, the university and/or the community. Undergraduates must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0; graduate students, a 3.5.

The recipients were Stephanie Baubie of Greensboro and Ogechukwu Onwurah of Mocksville.

Students receiving the Dean’s Service Awards were recognized for service to the Bryan School. Undergraduates must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and graduate students must have a 3.0.

The recipients were Matthew Fabish and Mikal Reagan of Greensboro, Chara Garmon of Cove City, Newsam Mutamba of Browns Summit and Desireeʹ Newbie of Roxboro.

The Bryan Outstanding Student Award recognize students who have enriched the Bryan School’s learning environment as ambassadors through their professional and service activities, and/or their commitment to and support of other students or their impact on a community or society. The recipient was Zach Israel of Greensboro.

The Bryan School Medal for Academic Excellence is awarded to undergraduate students who are in the top 5 percent of their graduating class and have a minimum 3.9 GPA in their business coursework. Master’s students must have a 3.9 cumulative GPA.

Undergraduate student recipients were: Justin B. Bare and Takako F. Zimmerman of Greensboro; Elizabeth B. Bowen of Burlington;  Stephanie L. Demetrelis of Archdale; Gene M. Dwiggins of Mocksville; Amanda W. Fair of Stoneville; Kaitlyn R. Hughes of Summerfield; Matthew D. Marshall of Pisgah Forest; Maia R. Richardson of Brooklyn, Mich.; Matthew O. Frow of Hernandarias, Alto Parana, Paraguay; and Mina Yu of South Korea.

Graduate student recipients were:  Adam Brown and Jason C. Wray of Summerfield; Trishank Vadehra and Justin K. White of Greensboro; Braelinn J. Connor of Hickory; Jeremy M. Suits of Thomasville; Lauren E. Young of Lexington; John D. Muething of Bethlehem, Pa.; and Zachary T. Oliver of Athens, Ga.

The Bryan School of Business and Economics helps students develop the knowledge and experience to become exceptional problem solvers that organizations and communities need. One of the largest business schools in North Carolina, the Bryan School boasts an AACSB International accreditation in business and accounting that puts it among the top 3 percent of business schools in the world.  Our students and alumni carry forward their Bryan School experience to make meaningful contributions where they work, live and lead.

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