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UIS Management Department announces award winners

May 16, 2005

SPRINGFIELD – Three students majoring in Management at the University of Illinois at Springfield have received awards for excellence.

Melinda Ballard of Chatham is the recipient of the department’s 2005 Highest Academic Achievement Award.  Ballard is an administrative secretary at Horace Mann in Springfield. She will receive a monetary award for her academic achievement in the program. 

Nancy K. Elwell of Glenarm is the recipient of The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award for 2005, presented annually to a management student who best exemplifies managerial competence both in the classroom and in extracurricular activities.  Elwell is an administrative assistant at the Illinois Education Association in Springfield.  She received a year’s subscription to The Wall Street Journal.

Tori Katherine Weishaupt of Mackinaw has been awarded the 2005 James C. Worthy Award for writing the best senior paper in the program. This honor, which includes a monetary award, pays tribute to the late James C. Worthy, a charter member of the management faculty.  Each year’s winner is selected by the faculty who teach the course Strategic Management and Leadership.

  

 

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