Babson Center for Global Commerce

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Six awarded Beecken Scholarships for summer business study


Six Sewanee students have been awarded Beecken Scholarships for summer "bridge" programs at some of the nation's most prestigious graduate schools of business. The scholarships provide students a head start on acquiring specific business-related skills, including strategic thinking, marketing, principles of management, organizational development, team building, business communications, accounting, and finance. Students also gain exposure to potential employers and numerous networking opportunities.

Beecken Scholars have the opportunity to attend the Tuck Business Bridge Program at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, the Summer Institute for General Management at Stanford Business School, the BASE Summer Program at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Summer Business Scholars Program at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

This year's winners are:

–Tucker Brown, C'14, of Potomac, MD. Brown is an economics major and business minor. He will attend either Stanford, Tuck or Chicago.


–Grace Bukawyn, C'14, of Short Hills, NJ. Bukawyn is an economics major and business minor. She has received a merit scholarship from Chicago.


–Kiela A. Crabtree, C'15, of Brentwood, TN. Crabtree is a political science major and education minor. She will attend Berkeley.


–Andrew Duddleston, C'14, of Las Vegas, NV. Duddleston is an economics major with business and political science minors. He plans to attend Chicago.


–Steven Liu, C'14, of Springfiend, TN. Liu is an economics major with minors in Asian studies and business. He will be attending Tuck.


–Jonathan Salazar, C'13, of Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Salazar is an environmental policy major with a minor in international and global studies. He will attend Berkeley.


The Beecken Scholarships are funded by a gift from David (C’68) and Kitty Beecken.


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