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87 students inducted into Sigma Iota Epsilon Honor Society

March 29, 2017
Sigma Iota Epsilon, the national honorary and professional management fraternity, recognized Girard School of Business students for their academic excellence

On March 26th, 87 students were inducted into the Girard School of Business’ Sigma Iota Epsilon (SIE) chapter at a ceremony in the Sakowich Center. The students – sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students – and their parents attended the ceremony and a brunch reception. 

The Girard School of Business was honored to have distinguished speaker Wendy Estrella, Esq. ’97 participate in the ceremony as well. Wendy owns and operates her own law practice in downtown Lawrence where she specializes in real estate and landlord tenant law. She donates her time to various non-profit organizations in the Merrimack Valley by conducting law-related seminars and serving as a board member of the Lawrence Partnership and the Boys and Girls Club. She has also served as a Trustee of Northern Essex Community College and Massachusetts School of Law.

This year’s inductees included 11 seniors, 40 juniors, 17 sophomores, and 19 graduate students. To be eligible, undergraduates must have at least a 3.25 GPA, graduate students a 3.5.

Additional special awards were given:

SIE Graduate Excellence Award

Recipients: Philip Aberizk, Stephanie Ataide, Hunter Barrett, Adam Chadbourne, Patrick Frazier, Julia Kono, Kyle Martin, Taylor Mason, Thomas McLaughlin and Giulia Palombo

This award is in recognition of those who were inducted into SIE during their undergraduate studies, joined Merrimack’s graduate program, and continued to excel at the graduate level by maintaining the minimum graduate GPA required by SIE. 

Philip Lee Memorial Award

Recipient: Jaime Cortes Torres

This award is given to the Finance senior with the highest ranking GPA.

Frederick W. Taylor Award

Recipient: Anders Eldracher

This award is given to the Management senior with the highest ranking GPA.

SIE’s mission is two-fold: to encourage and recognize scholastic excellence and to promote cooperation between the academic and practical aspects of management. 

To learn more about SIE, visit: www.sienational.com

 

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