The Georgetown McDonough School of Business MBA Program recently celebrated the end of the 2018-2019 academic year with an awards ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of students, faculty, and staff.
 
The following individuals were recognized:
 
Valedictorian
Aimee Smith
 
Salutatorian
Sean Grover
 
Daniel Walker McNeal Award
For best exemplifying the finest characteristics of a successful Georgetown MBA
Leah Christine Evert
 
Outstanding Student Organization Award
For providing its members and the McDonough community with exemplary events and service throughout the year
Technology Club
 
Dean's Citation Award for Service
For outstanding contributions to the Class of 2019, the McDonough School of Business, and Georgetown University
Waseem Abbas
Andres Jose Aguilar
Elizabeth Morgan Allbright
Matthew Alexander Allgeier
Dhrupad Bezboruah
Syed Ramish Hasan Bilgrami
Tianjiao Cai
Eduardo Castillo Martin
Sean Robert Corwen
Lauren Christine Cosgrove
Tyler Deaton
Murphy Kate Delaney
Susan Eckelmann
Ximena Gonzalez Rojas
Caroline Marie Heydinger
Tyler Johansson
Amanda Cadow Lane
Hannah Lee
David John Lombardi
Benjamin Taylor Mackey
Andrew Philip Marzo
Ugochinyere Okwu-Lawrence
Mary Machen Palmer
Anjelique Elizabeth Parnell
Colin Severns Miller Ratcliffe
Jacob A. Rivera
Esmé-Thea Anita Rogers
Andres Fernando Romero
Chad Joseph Rossi
Chancey Ann Rouse
James Christian Russo
Melody Munmun Singh
Summi Sinha
Aimee Evaree Smith
Kenny Tan
Zack Allan Tatz
Kimberly Williams Thomas
Stephen Wayne Villatoro
Jesse Paul Weidemann
Holly Ann Wolf
Matthew Wood
 
Community Fellows
For fostering a culture that embraces and rewards community service by completing over 100 hours community service between new student orientation and April of their final year
Shaun Jude Bannon
Alexandra Nicole Briskin
Anne Cornell Calvert
Taylor Anne DeVoe
Jennifer Lindsay Finch
Tyler Johansson
Sharon Sooyeon Lee Kim
Amanda Cadow Lane
Katherine Stephanie Matousek
Michael Scott McBride
Patrick Sheridan McFawn
Timothy Alan O’Keefe
Ugochinyere Okwu-Lawrence
Trung T. Pham
Chancey Ann Rouse
Asha Sharma Anthony
Hall H. Wang
Calvin Timothy Weber
 
A total of 157 graduating MBA students submitted community service hours for a total of 5,140 hours logged by the Full-time MBA classes of 2019. 
 
Leadership Fellows
For demonstrating their strong commitment to Georgetown University’s Jesuit principles of leadership and service to others through focused coursework, coaching, and mentorship
Peter B. Carr
Jayme Cloninger
Murphy Kate Delaney
Collin Michael Dickson
Susan Eckelmann
Jonathan Marc Feldman
Amie Rebecca Fleming
Kelsey Elizabeth Freeman
Shannon Lee Foxx Gravette
Julian Haas
Shahana Begum Islam
Sophia Kerby
Andrew Philip Marzo
Patrick Sheridan McFawn
Dave James Merchant
Grace Elizabeth Niswander
Anjelique Elizabeth Parnell
Colin Severns Miller Ratcliffe
Jacob A. Rivera
Esmé-Thea Anita Rogers
Andres Fernando Romero
Emily Shinay Rosenfeld
Regina Catherine Smedinghoff
Christopher Paul Thornton
Jennifer Alison Traul
Max H. Wilson
 
International Business Diplomacy Honors Certificate 
The Landegger Program is an honors certificate program through the School of Foreign Service that provides Georgetown University students the opportunity to participate in an interdisciplinary course of study that complements their academic interests and degree. 
Asha Sharma Anthony
Susi Eckelmann
Patrick Sheridan McFawn
Yasha Moz
Shruti Ayyagari Rao
Kevin Alexander Roshdieh
Aimee Evaree Smith
 
Certificate in Consumer Analytics and Insight
Students who earn the MBA Certificate in Consumer Analytics and Insights are prepared to identify sources of data to examine how an organization’s actions affect relevant decisions, select suitable methods to analyze these data, and understand the risks involved. 
Ashim Kumar Agarwal
Sahar Azamy Mohmand
William Donald Bailey Jr.
Nir Blatman
Tianjiao Cai
Daniel JiYoung Choi
Christopher Cleary
Kathleen Holmes Davis
Tyler Deaton
Edward DeJesus III
Elias  El Khoury
Ryan Alan Hall
Bryan Jonathan Ho
Tsz Ching Celeste Ho
Tyler Johansson
William Dillion Asher Kohse
Ashwin Arvind Korde
Amanda Cadow Lane
Julene Marie Latter
Joseph Humphreys Leonard
David John Lombardi
Anuj  Mahajan
Sean Preston Mitcham
David William Mitchell
Alex Joseph Nesser
Grace Elizabeth Niswander
Robin Ojha
Amir  Pilehvar Mohammadabadi
Sasha Fedler Post
Selvakumarun Rajendran
Robyn K. Selsor
Kenny Tan
Margaret Louise Timmer
Hall H. Wang
Lanye Wang
Blair Robert Wax
Matthew Wood
Yufei Zhou
 
Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy
The MBA Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy enriches and extends understanding of the ways in which business success and principled leadership are shaped by regulatory, legal, political, cultural, and social influences beyond the market and the related relationships and interactions among firms, governments, and the public.
Andres Jose Aguilar
Elizabeth Morgan Allbright
Guilherme Augusto Almeida
Jesse Edward Avila
Rodrigo Banda Munozcano
Tiffany Anne Paulson
Kayla Marie Bruun
Miriam Anne Chelimsky
Xi Chen
Sean Robert Corwen
Patrick Donovan Czorniak
Victor Carlton Farr
Jonathan Marc Feldman
Amie Rebecca Fleming
Carly Rae Henry
Yating Hu
Junichi Imai
Michael Joseph Imbergamo
Patrick Michael Irish
Dapeng Li
Michael Scott McBride
Patrick Sheridan McFawn
David James Merchant
Andres Fernando Romero
Beth Ann Saracco
Affan Asif Sheikh
Yifan Shi
Rebecca Hannah Shopiro
Kevin W. Smith
John Patrick Supple
Sudarshan Suresh
Amanda Jane Sustak
James F. Thomas
Steven Kenneth Trepkowski
David Martin Cooper Vince
Hall H. Wang
Yingmei Wu
Vincent Yu
Wen Zhou
 
MBA Excellence in Teaching Award
For excellence in teaching both in and out of the classroom and exemplifying a true commitment to student learning
Allison Koester, associate professor
Michael Fitzgerald, teaching professor
 
Ronald L. Smith Distinguished Service Award
For distinguishing herself in service to the MBA class by going above and beyond to support student academic success
Eric Koester, adjunct professor

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