On April 12, 2013, at a banquet and induction ceremony for the Kappa of Ohio Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the CBA honored fifty-five of the College’s best and brightest students and one outstanding faculty member (listed below). The 23 juniors, 13 seniors and 19 master’s students represent the top 10 percent of the junior and senior classes and the top 20 percent of the master’s class, based on academic ranking. Dr. HakJoon Song, assistant professor of accounting, was inducted based on his outstanding academic accomplishments and contributions to the College.
The chapter also recognized CBA alum, Brad Dickerson, the guest speaker at the event, for possessing the qualities fostered by Beta Gamma Sigma and for furthering the ideals of the Society through outstanding business and managerial leadership. He was named a Chapter Honoree and awarded honorary membership in the Society.
Among the CBA’s best students, three students in each rank were recognized for exceptional accomplishments. They were selected for achieving academic excellence while making significant contributions to the college or university; and/or maintaining significant involvement in extracurricular or community activities; and/or overcoming a special circumstance or hardship. For 2012-13, the Outstanding Students are:
This year, the Cleveland Area Alumni Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma selected the CBA’s Kappa of Ohio chapter to receive its annual BGS scholarship. Kari Mirkin, the alumni chapter’s interim president, awarded the S1, 000 scholarship to CBA junior, Danielle Shaffer for the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. Shaffer was selected on the basis of her academic and professional accomplishments and involvement in campus activities.
+ Outstanding Student Award Recipient
* 2nd Recognition - previously inducted as an undergraduate; now qualified at the Master’s level.
To learn more about membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, please contact Ms. Andrienne Calderon, BGS Advisor, at email@example.com or 330-972-7045, or visit Beta Gamma Sigma – The International Honor Society.