The College of Business is pleased to announce the 2012 Caterpillar Excellence Fund Scholarship recipients:

  • Ben Bruns – Senior, Marketing/Business Information Systems
  • Ed Hurd – Junior, Finance/ Accountancy
  • Michael Kaschke – Senior, Finance/ Accountancy
  • Andrea Northern – Senior, Marketing
  • Alexis Ramiro – Sophomore, International Business
  • Zakariyah Shah – Junior, Bachelor of Science/Master of Professional Accountancy
  • Seth Stalter – Junior, Bachelor of Science/Master of Professional Accountancy
  • Bernard Teko – Senior, International Business/Finance
  • Michael Whalen – Sophomore, Accountancy
  • Lauren Wright – Senior, Marketing/Professional Sales

Qualified students have a 3.0 or higher cumulative Illinois State grade point average and are a sophomore, junior, or senior with a major in accountancy, business information systems, finance international business, management, or marketing. IB majors have a concentration in accountancy, finance or marketing.

Student who qualified are full-time undergraduates enrolled for at least 12 semester hours during both the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters.  Additionally, students were asked to write a 1,000 word essay about how their performance both in and out of the classroom exemplifies the characteristics of “Excellence” and “Leadership.”