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Photos: MBA award winners

More than 30 students recognized for leadership and academic achievement

May 14, 2015

The MBA class of 2015 had plenty to celebrate as it honored its annual award winners at a special dinner with Dean David Schmittlein on May 11.

Seley Scholars Elena Mendez-Escobar and Patrick J. O’Brien, both MBA ’15 Seley Scholars Elena Mendez-Escobar and Patrick J. O’Brien, both MBA ’15

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

Sherburne Award winner Hema Bajaj, MBA ’15Sherburne Award winner Hema Bajaj, MBA ’15

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

Martin Trust Community Fellows, from left to right: Zachary Gil Freeman, Victoria Young, Salit Kulla, Laura Diamond, and Liat Kaver Oreamuno, all MBA ’15Martin Trust Community Fellows, from left to right: Zachary Gil Freeman, Victoria Young, Salit Kulla, Laura Diamond, and Liat Kaver Oreamuno, all MBA ’15

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

Petersen Award winners Lauren Pully and Neville Clemens, both MBA ’15Petersen Award winners Lauren Pully and Neville Clemens, both MBA ’15

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

Henry Ford Team Award winners front row: Zachary Levine, MBA ’15, Mike Parker, MBA ’15, David Jacobs, LGO ’15, Joe Deeney, MBA ’15, Tom DeFalco, MBA ’15. Second row: Paul Campbell, MBA ’15, Kimberlee Sheldon MBA ’15, and Danielle Russell. Missing from photo: Adam Traina, LGO ’15 and Steve Burt, MBA ’15Henry Ford Team Award winners front row: Zachary Levine, MBA ’15, Mike Parker, MBA ’15, David Jacobs, LGO ’15, Joe Deeney, MBA ’15, Tom DeFalco, MBA ’15. Second row: Paul Campbell, MBA ’15, Kimberlee Sheldon MBA ’15, and Danielle Russell. Missing from photo: Adam Traina, LGO ’15 and Steve Burt, MBA ’15

Henry Ford Team Award: Given to the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference organizers.

Henry DuPont Award winners, from left to right: Rosanna Lim, MBA ’16, Aura Castillo, MBA ’16, Maria Troein, MBA ’15, Elena Mendez-Escobar, MBA ’15, Nidhi Badaya, MBA ’16, Deepti Mutnuru, MBA ’16, and Anita Wu, MBA ’16. Missing from photo: Hailey Crowel and Michelle Travis, both MBA ’16Henry DuPont Award winners, from left to right: Rosanna Lim, MBA ’16, Aura Castillo, MBA ’16, Maria Troein, MBA ’15, Elena Mendez-Escobar, MBA ’15, Nidhi Badaya, MBA ’16, Deepti Mutnuru, MBA ’16, and Anita Wu, MBA ’16. Missing from photo: Hailey Crowel and Michelle Travis, both MBA ’16

Henry DuPont Award: Won by the Breaking the Mold Conference organizers.

Chanh Phan, associate director of the MBA and Master of Science in Management Studies program office congratulates Head Prize winner Natallia Dzivakova, MBA ’15Chanh Phan, associate director of the MBA and Master of Science in Management Studies program office congratulates Head Prize winner Natallia Dzivakova, MBA ’15

Head Prize: Established by John C Head, SB ’70, this prize is given to the highest-achieving MBA student in finance at MIT Sloan as determined by the finance faculty.

Bill Aulet, managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, right, poses with Heller Award winners James McGovern, Esteban Lubensky, Devin Cook, and Lucia Kamm, all MBA ’15, as well as Carlos Sanchez Altable, MBA ’15, and winner of the Patrick J. McGovern Award. Missing from photo: The other McGovern Award winners Dan Elitzer, MBA ’15 and Jeremy Rubin, SB ’16.Bill Aulet, managing director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, right, poses with Heller Award winners James McGovern, Esteban Lubensky, Devin Cook, and Lucia Kamm, all MBA ’15, as well as Carlos Sanchez Altable, MBA ’15, and winner of the Patrick J. McGovern Award. Missing from photo: The other McGovern Award winners Dan Elitzer, MBA ’15 and Jeremy Rubin, SB ’16.

Ronald I. Heller Award: Given each year to students who are substantial contributors to and role models of the entrepreneurial spirit on campus.

The Patrick J. McGovern ’59 Entrepreneurship Award: Given to an individual or team that, in working closely with the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, has made a significant impact on the quality and overall spirit of entrepreneurship at the Institute.