Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Saint Mary's honors students at Academic Awards Banquet

WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University recognized outstanding senior students Thursday, April 26, at the annual Senior Academic Honors Banquet. Highlights of the evening included the announcement of graduate and professional school acceptances, grants and fellowships, and the awarding of the following special honors:

American Institute of Chemists Award (chemistry award) — Benjamin Ludescher, son of David and Nancy Ludescher of Northfield, Minn.  

American Chemical Society Award (chemistry award) and Future Alumni Committee Scholarship — Jill Spitzmueller, daughter of Bill and Kathy Spitzmueller of New Brighton, Minn.

Kevin Martineau Award (business award) — Yu Wang of China

Outstanding Accounting Major (business award) — Brian Dillon, son of William and Lisa Dillon of Arden Hills, Minn.

Outstanding International Business Student (business award) — Anne Drazkowski, daughter of Barry and Tammy Drazkowski of Fountain City, Wis.

Outstanding Entrepreneurship Student (business award) — Sheree Haslemore, daughter of Ross Haslemore of Gore Southland, New Zealand

Outstanding Human Resource Management Student (business award) — Samantha Otto, daughter of Bruce and Debra Otten of Buffalo, Wis.

Outstanding Sport Management Student (business award) — Thomas Healy, son of James and Julie Healy of Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Outstanding Marketing Majors (business award) — Amanda Gehrman, daughter of Guy Gehrman and Sandy Wiers of Stevens Point, Wis., and Joseph Rysavy, son of Laura Rysavy of North Aurora, Ill.

Saint Thomas Aquinas Award for Excellence (philosophy award) — Christopher Sindelar, son of Ron and Kathy Sindelar of Syracuse, Ind.

Father Andrew Fabian Scholarship (philosophy award) — Michael Pica, son of Jerry and Jane Pica of Champaign, Ill.

Gerald Sullivan Outstanding Theatre Major Award (theatre award) — Thomas Conry, son of Michael and Joanne Conry of Waunakee, Wis.

Grove Bree Holman Award (theatre award) — Jacob Rivet, son of William and Debra Rivet of Forest Lake, Minn.

Michael G. Flanagan Ghost Light Award (theatre award) — David Dean, son of John Dean and Yasmin Solares-Dean of Wayzata, Minn.

Brother Leo Northam Awards (math awards) — Long Chen of China, Justyna Kujtkowska of Poland and Yuanyuan (Jasmine) Wang of China

Lasallian Honors Program Outstanding Senior Awards — Samantha Dahlstrom, daughter of William and Roseanne Dahlstrom of Rochester, Minn., and Thomas Conry, son of Michael and Joanne Conry of Waunakee, Wis.

Delta Epsilon Sigma – Megan Hellman, daughter of Thomas and Diana Hellman of Oshkosh, Wis.

History Department Distinction Award and Brother J. Robert Lane Historical Essay Award — David Spriegel, son of William and Amanda Spriegel of Gurnee, Ill.

Saint Teresa Leadership and Service Institute for Women 2012 graduates — Mary Glenski, daughter of Patrick and Margaret Glenski of Rochester, Minn.; Maria Pechacek, daughter of Davia Mattson of Milwaukee, Wis.; and Amy Streit, daughter of Joe and Kathleen Streit of Oak Lawn, Ill.

Psychology Department Distinction Awards — Morgan Carlson, daughter of Wally and Darla Carlson of Theilman, Minn.; Bethany Hastings, daughter of James and Pam Hastings of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; Kelsi Addabbo, daughter of Steven and Lenae Addabbo of Owatonna, Minn.; Allison Johnson, daughter of Richard and Michele Johnson of Austin, Minn.; Jamie Jones, daughter of Kathleen Jones of Omaha, Neb.; and Cassandra Berning, daughter of Roger and Mary Berning of Cuba City, Wis.