Smeal Senior Awards

This page presents information on the and Senior Awards.

Senior Awards

Deadline to apply: February 8, 2019 (5:00 pm EST)

These awards are presented annually in the spring to graduating seniors enrolled in The Smeal College of Business. Seniors who are graduating in the spring, summer, or fall of the same year are eligible to apply.  Recipients will be recognized at commencement and receive a Nittany Lion statuette as well as a monetary award.  Please see the information below to apply:  

Helen Eakin Eisenhower Award

Awarded to a graduating seniors who has demonstrated scholarship, leadership, character, and service to the Smeal College of Business.

Ralph H. Wherry Student Service Award

This award honors graduating seniors who have excelled in service to the College, have exhibited academic achievement, and manifest the promise of a successful professional career.

The John M. & Anne B. Stevens Academic Integrity Award

Awarded to graduating senior (or seniors) who demonstrate leadership in academic integrity by serving on a college committee, task force or in a leadership role, dedicated to upholding the Smeal Honor Code and to promoting a culture of academic integrity.

The George Leland Leffler Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding Finance major.

Milton J. Bergstein Student Community Service Award

Awarded to graduating seniors who have achieved success in at least one student organization and has demonstrated ongoing involvement in a community service program outside of Smeal. 


2018 Senior Award Recipients


Helen Eakin Eisenhower Award

Bryan Simon, Accounting

Ralph H Wherry Awards

Brandon Chang, Finance

Rachel Ebner, Marketing

John George, Finance

Kellie Giles, Finance

Laura Holleran, Supply Chain and Information Systems

Kimberly Hoogenboom, Risk Management

Cole Johnson, Finance

Christine Li, Finance

Audrey Mathias, Supply Chain and Information Systems

Emma Nealis, Finance

Shamieka Stone, Management

Stevens Academic Integrity Award

Sara Chan, Supply Chain and Information Systems

Mercedes Marquez, Management Information Systems

Colin Wood, Supply Chain and Information Systems

George Leland Leffler Award

Abdul-Salaam Jabri, Finance

Milton J. Bergstein Community Service Awards

Caleb Cheng, Finance

Lydia Drabik, Finance

Shane Harris, CIENT

Nayda Spotts, Accounting

Emily Weiland, Finance



ELIGIBILITY:  Seniors who are graduating in the Spring, Summer, or Fall of the same year.




Jana Clinton 
Phone:  814-863-1947