The ECBU department held its annual awards ceremony 2 April to recognize the top achieving cadets in departmental courses. In addition to academic excellence awards being given for top cadets among all four class years, the department gave out the Roberts and Wheat medals and held the honor society (ODE and BGS) inductions.
The Roberts Medal, which recognizes the top standing by economics and business major in the graduating class, was awarded to Chih-Yuan Chen, ‘14.
William Breakell, ’14, was awarded the Wheat Medal for top performance on the Major Field Test—Business by an economics and business major in the graduating class.
Also recognized for their outstanding performance on the Major Field Test – Business were Chih-Yuan Chen, Robert Demson, Jacob Grier, William Holzapfel, Conner Mays, Joseph Pinotti, Luke Snead and Zach Wilkinson.
Academic Excellence awards are given to those who achieve a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better.
For the Class of 2014, the awardees are William Breakell, Chih-Yuan Chen, Tsung-Han Chu, John Clauff, Robert Demson, Richard Gleason, Jacob Grier, Michael Hagan, Andrew Marcotte, Conner Mays, Collin Newcomb, Alexander Ortwine, Joseph Pinotti, Luke Snead, John Sullivan, Matthew Thompson, Andrew Ukrop, and Zachary Wilkinson.
For the Class of 2015, the awardees are Clark Chen, Robert Davison, Benjamin Field, Eric Groleau, Travis Hawkins, Wesley Jacobs, Gary LeClair, Gianluca Mangiapane, Henry Meredith, Tyler Prasnicki, Renee Reives, Richard Siewers, and Samuel Trumps.
For the Class of 2016, the awardees are Anthony Bianchi, Thomas Borne, David Burke, John Burton, Davis Chandler, Andy Choi, Paul Copley, Michael Coppolino, Daniel de Nijs, Benjamin Eberhardt, Austin Eden, Jacob Goult, Patrick Hine, Austin Holmes, Isaac Lewis, Ryan Loe, Kevin Marshall, Connor Morgan, Jacob Norris, Trey Rose, Paige Taylor, and Townsend Williams.
For the Class of 2017, the awardees are Cannon Clark, Stephen Eller, Madison Eure, Vahan Gleason, Jacob Goulet, William Hubbard, Chadwick Jacob, Holmes Laughon, Eric Maudhuit, Nathan Miller, Bradford Nardella, William Nunn, Andrew Scroggins, Jae Song, Erik Stein, Ryan Swingle, William Warren, Ryan Wilson, and Mark Wood.
At the Institute Awards Ceremony held 14 May, Wesley Jacobs '15 was awarded the Faculty Scholarship for Merit. This award “recognize[s] superior academic performance by rising 1st Class or 2nd Class cadets.”
Finally, on graduation day, several graduating cadets were recognized.
Distinguished Graduates (cumulative GPA above 3.5)
- Chih-Yuan Chen
- Robert Demson
- Jacob Grier
- Andrew Ukrop
With Distinction (cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 3.499)
- Samuel Elliot
- Richard Gleason
- Michael Hagan
- Collin Newcomb
- Luke Snead
- John Sullivan
- Matthew Thompson
- Zachary Wilkinson