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Photos: MBA Achievement Award Winners

As the academic year nears its close, MBA students are honored for outstanding contributions

May 16, 2014

The end of the academic year means celebrations and awards for MIT Sloan MBA students. An array of honors was announced at the last MBA lunch of the year, with winners later lauded at a dinner with Dean David Schmittlein.

Seley Scholarship: Awarded to two students to recognize leadership, community contribution, and demonstrated academic achievement.

   Natalie Hooper, and Jeff Clark, both MBA ’14Natalie Hooper, and Jeff Clark, both MBA ’14

Miriam Sherburne Award: Given to a student who worked to create and support a sense of community within the MIT Sloan School.

   Gabe Rodriguez-Garriga, MBA ’14 (l) receives his award from Senior Associate Dean Jake Cohen Gabe Rodriguez-Garriga, MBA ’14 (l) receives his award from Senior Associate Dean Jake Cohen

Martin Trust Community Fellowship: Recognizes excellence in members of the graduating class.

   From l-r: Amanda Cayo, John J. Ghirardelli Jr, Tiana Veldwisch, Patricia Dodson, Brent Besson, all MBA ’14From l-r: Amanda Cayo, John J. Ghirardelli Jr, Tiana Veldwisch, Patricia Dodson, Brent Besson, all MBA ’14

Petersen Award: Presented each year to two students who have made significant contributions to the community.

   Tom Sanderson, LGO ’14 (l) and Ozan Yalniz, MBA ’14Tom Sanderson, LGO ’14 (l) and Ozan Yalniz, MBA ’14

Henry Ford Team Award: Given to the Africa Business Club.

   From l-r: Ejiofor Odo, Daniel Obaseki, Obi Igwe, Mercy Wakweika, Adetayo Akisanya, all MBA ’14, and Gbenga Ige, MBA ’15 (Missing from photo: Jide Odunsi, MBA ’14)From l-r: Ejiofor Odo, Daniel Obaseki, Obi Igwe, Mercy Wakweika, Adetayo Akisanya, all MBA ’14, and Gbenga Ige, MBA ’15 (Missing from photo: Jide Odunsi, MBA ’14)

Henry DuPont Award: Won by the Positive Externalities Study Tour team.

   From l-r: Ben Hizak, Chang Hyun Noh, Lucia Kamm, Aliza Landes, Katia Negreiros, and Nael Haddad, all MBA ’15From l-r: Ben Hizak, Chang Hyun Noh, Lucia Kamm, Aliza Landes, Katia Negreiros, and Nael Haddad, all MBA ’15

Seley Team Award: Presented to The Hacking Arts organizers.

   Hacking Arts organizers were led by Catherine Halaby (l) and Kathleen Stetson, both MBA ’14Hacking Arts organizers were led by Catherine Halaby (l) and Kathleen Stetson, both MBA ’14