Aliyah Anderson and Brock Jacobs received the top two annual student awards presented by the Arkansas Tech University School of Business during an awards reception at Williamson Hall Dining Room on April 18.
Jacobs, a senior from Maumelle, earned the 2023 ATU School of Business Leadership Award. He will receive Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees in digital marketing and business management from Arkansas Tech in May.
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The ATU School of Business Leadership Award is based upon the nominee’s participation in college and university organizations, community service and academic achievement.
Jacobs has served as an officer for ATU Student Activities Board and as a member of ATU Presidential Leadership Cabinet and the ATU School of Business Student Leadership Council.
Anderson, a senior from Ashdown, is the winner of the 2023 ATU School of Business Ambassador Award. She will graduate from ATU in May with three Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees. She will earn one in business data analytics, one in digital marketing and one in business management.
Nominees for the ATU School of Business Ambassador Award must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (including a 3.25 GPA in major). In addition, nominees must have represented and promoted the ATU School of Business at a local, regional or national level.
Anderson has served as an officer in Future Business Leaders of America Collegiate, a council member for the ATU School of Business Student Leadership Council and a member of Beta Gamma Sigma.
Other top awards presented by the ATU School of Business at the conclusion of the 2022-23 academic year included:
Gary K. Burris Outstanding Accounting Scholar: Lauren LeRoy of Fort Smith
Robert A. Young Outstanding Management Award: Brayden Oglesby of Howe, Okla.
Robert A. Young Outstanding Marketing Award: Lea Grinberg of Paris, France
Joseph L. Moore Outstanding Economics Award: Mark Kuykendall of Fort Smith
Kim Troboy Outstanding Business Data Analytics Student: Adam Ray of Berryville
Outstanding Health Information Management Senior Award: Fran Deal of Russellville
Outstanding Master of Business Administration Student Award: Nathan Kraft of Russellville
The ATU School of Business also recognized its May 2023 graduating students who have maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout their undergraduate career. They are Calli Beshore of Nevada, Mo., Landon Fears of Bentonville, Jennifer Hicks of Quitman and Beau Preis of Mountain Home.
Learn more about the ATU College of Business and Economic Development at www.atu.edu/business.