CBA Student Awarded International Leadership Scholarship


Angela DeBord, student president of the UA chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), an international honor society with more than 500 collegiate chapters in all 50 U.S. states and 22 countries, has been selected as the first recipient of the international society’s James A. Viehland Scholarship. This award will allow Angela to attend the annual BGS Global Leadership Summit in Orlando, Florida in November. Angela was selected by the BGS Board of Governors on the basis of her outstanding academic and leadership achievements.

The Leadership Summit will provide an opportunity for high-achieving business school students from around the world to uncover their unique leadership style. Participants will engage in hands-on development programs, relationship-building activities and an exciting team competition. Four other CBA BGS members will also attend the Summit.

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International--The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.