Illinois Wesleyan Honors 38 as Distinguished Business Seniors

March 16, 2005

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Thirty-eight Illinois Wesleyan University students will be recognized as distinguished seniors majoring within the Division of Business and Economics during the division's 16th Annual Distinguished Senior Program on April 12.

The annual honor recognizes the division's top students. The honorees include students with the division's highest GPAs, those who are advisory board members, senior leaders in student clubs, and research honor students.

Illinois Wesleyan University President Richard F. Wilson, Provost Janet McNew, Associate Provost Roger Schnaitter, Associate Dean of the Faculty Tom Griffiths, and Special Assistant to the President Mona Gardner will attend the breakfast and presentations hosted by division faculty.

The Distinguished Business Seniors are

  • Megan Baldock of Pana, accounting major, graduate of Pana High School;
  • Michael Beales of Countryside, business administration major, graduate of Nazareth Academy;
  • Xun Bian of Changsha, Hunan, in China, economics major, graduate of Yali High School;
  • Adam Bruner of Dwight, accounting major, graduate of Dwight Township High School;
  • Jason Cutler of Arlington Heights, business administration major, graduate of Buffalo Grove High School;
  • Grant Dodds of Bourbonnais, economics major, graduate of Bradley-Bourbonnais High School;
  • Roya Fathi of Olympia Fields, business administration major, graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School;
  • Megan Files of Bloomington, risk management and anthropology major, graduate of Normal Community High School;
  • Joseph Frederick of Carol Stream, psychology and business administration major, graduate of Glenbard North High School;
  • Elizabeth Frericks of Quincy, accounting major, graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School;
  • Adrien Gatesman of Melrose Park, business administration and economics major, graduate of West Leyden High School;
  • James Glenn of New Holland, economics and business administration major, graduate of Lincoln Community High School;
  • Ryan Hardy of Charleston, international business major, graduate of Charleston High School;
  • Eric Hellman of Bloomington, accounting major, graduate of Normal Community West High School;
  • Michelle Incaini of Spring Grove, international business major, graduate of Richmond-Burton Community High School;
  • Jori Jacobeit of Frankfort, French and international business major, graduate of Marian Catholic High School;
  • Brian Jahn of Amboy, accounting major, graduate of Amboy High School;
  • Laura Jaskierski of LaGrange, business administration and political science major, graduate of Lyons Township High School North Campus;
  • Audrey Myers of Griggsville, business administration major, graduate of Pittsfield High School;
  • Elizabeth Planas of Wauconda, economics and Hispanic studies major, graduate of Carmel High School;
  • Jessica Pyzyna of Arlington Heights, business administration major, graduate of John Hersey High School;
  • Gena Rawlins of Atlanta, risk management major, graduate of Olympia High School;
  • Stephanie Reynolds of Normal, psychology and business administration major, graduate of University High School;
  • Ana Maria Romero of Barranquilla, Colombia, accounting and economics major, graduate of Marymount School in Barranquilla, Colombia;
  • Hilary Schweitzer of Lincoln, risk management major, graduate of Lincoln Community High School;
  • Lindsay Shea of Westmont, business administration major, graduate of Hinsdale Township High School Central;
  • Jason Shearn of Wheeling, accounting major, graduate of Buffalo Grove High School;
  • Elizabeth Stocking of Champaign, business administration major, graduate of Centennial High School;
  • Natalie Swegle of Moline, business administration major, graduate of Moline Senior High School;
  • Richard Taranda of Peotone, mathematics and risk management major, graduate of Peotone High School;
  • Andrew Tarman of Bloomingdale, business administration and economics major, graduate of Glenbard North High School;
  • Neal Thomson of Rock Falls, accounting major, graduate of Eastland High District 308;
  • Amanda Thorson of Cornell, accounting and economics major, graduate of Flanagan High School;
  • Joshua Tieman of Lake Zurich, business administration major, graduate of Lake Zurich Senior High School;
  • Lauren Waidzunas of Libertyville, business administration major, graduate of Carmel High School;
  • Amanda Willette of Champaign, business administration major, graduate of Centennial High School;
  • Jeremy Witt of Waukegan, accounting major, graduate of Warren Township High School; and
  • Angela Zirbel of South Holland, business administration major, graduate of Illiana Christian High School.