UW Bothell celebrates the 2009/2010 Beta Gamma Sigma awardees


Wednesday, June 09, 2010
CONTACT: Richard Penny, (425) 352-3395,  pennyr2@uw.edu

BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell is proud to announce this year’s Beta Gamma Sigma awardees.

Beta Gamma Sigma is the national honor society serving Business Programs at schools across the United States. Membership in this honor society is by invitation only and is very prestigious.

The following graduate students were inducted:
Jason Adams                                      KIRKLAND
Yoontae Kim                                       SEATTLE
Teddy Wei-Chinh Lin                          LYNNWOOD
Ashnapreet Nagi                                 KENMORE
Shau Phang                                       REDMOND
Kranti Singh                                       MARYSVILLE
Ganesan Ramachandran                    BOTHELL

The following undergraduate students were inducted:
Mona Ali                                             SNOHOMISH                    
Sara Jo Bush                                      MONROE                       
Jordan Richard Chester                      SNOHOMISH                    
James Christopher Cooper                  KIRKLAND                     
Stefanie V. Fincham                           MUKILTEO                     
Annette Marie Floyd                           EVERETT                      
Anthonee M. Gibbs                             DUVALL                       
George Henry Lampe III                     BELLEVUE                     
William McWilliams                             REDMOND                      
Jenya Elizabeth Rosalie Melnik            SEATTLE                      
Benjamin Reuben Noblitt                    MARYSVILLE                   
Donna Oved                                       BELLEVUE                     
Christopher Parrott                             RENTON                       
Jonathan Michael Ramsey                  WOODINVILLE                  
Charles William Ramseyer                   KIRKLAND                     
Oleg Chommavong Somphane            REDMOND                      
Melissa Lynn Stevens                         REDMOND                      
Scott Andrew Stevenson                    BOTHELL                      
Benjamin Suess                                 SEATTLE                      
Amber Colette Webb                           SEATTLE                      
Drew Y. Whitten                                 SAMMAMISH                    
Kristine Marie Wilson                          REDMOND                      

In honor of the 7 graduate and 22 undergraduate inductees, the UW Bothell Business Program hosted the annual inductee ceremony on Friday, May 21st. The event took place on the UW Bothell campus and included refreshments, mingling, and photo opportunities.

For more information about the Beta Gamma Sigma chapter at UW Bothell, please contact the president of the chapter, Professor P.V. (Sundar) Balakrishnan, at sundar@u.washington.edu.


About Beta Gamma Sigma: Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) was founded as a national organization in 1913 and is the Honor Society Serving Business Programs at schools accredited by the AACSB International. To be eligible for membership, the academic ranking of those being considered must place them in the upper 10% of the senior undergraduate class; or the upper 20% of the graduating master's class.  There are almost 300,000 students in the U.S. that receive baccalaureate or master's degrees in business each year, but less than 20,000 earn lifetime memberships in Beta Gamma Sigma. For more information about BGS, please visit their website: http://www.betagammasigma.org/.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operation during the 2009-10 academic year with the opening of student housing, an access ramp connecting the campus to SR522, and new degrees including a Master of Computing and Software Systems (MSCSS), and a Leadership Master of Business Administration (L-MBA) at an offsite location in Bellevue, WA.