Congratulations to all the seniors selected to receive a BHP Senior Award. It was a difficult task selecting the winners from such an accomplished group of students. The BHP staff would like to congratulate all of the nominees this year: Charlie Adkins, Varun Bhatnagar, Kyle Campbell, Nicole Chu, Amy Enrione, Samuel Garcia, Alex Ghadially, David Hoyer, Rachel Huynh, Blake Jones, Isaac Kaplan, Catherine King, Sylvia Liaw, Shanna Liu, Hayden McMurrey, Avani Patel, Miriam Petsch, Jacqui Roberts, Jenny Scouller and Jackson Simons.
Conrad Doenges Award: Rachel Huynh
This award is given to one BHP senior each year. This person is selected based on non-academic contributions to UT, McCombs, and/or the BHP, distinction among their peers in the BHP and academic excellence. The award, named after the late Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs, Dr. R.C. Doenges, consists of a plaque and a $1,000 honorarium.
Beverly and Will O’Hara Service Award: Charlie Adkins
This award is given to one BHP senior each year. This is the inaugural year for this award. This person is selected based on their outstanding service to the university. The O’Hara Award is named after Beverly and Will O’Hara. Dr. O’Hara was a former professor for BHP. He and his wife, Beverly, are lifelong contributors to BHP, McCombs and UT. Their involvement in BHP has made a lasting impact on the program. The winner of this award will receive a plaque and a $500 honorarium.
Woody Hunt Award for Academic Excellence: Alexandre Ghadially
This award is given to one BHP senior each year. This is the inaugural year for this award. This person is selected based on their academic excellence. The Hunt Award is named after BHP Class of ’66 alumnus Woody Hunt, who committed significant funding towards BHP recruiting scholarships and a BHP Excellence Fund that supports student programming. The winner of this award will receive a plaque and a $500 honorarium.
Outstanding Student Awards: Nicole Chu, Amy Enrione, Varun Bhatnagar, Kyle Campbell, Avani Patel
These awards are presented to the five graduating Business Honors students who have distinguished themselves in academics and leadership in the judgment of their peers, the Honors Program faculty, and the Honors Program Faculty Committee.
Additionally, students were selected for the BHP Outstanding Service Award and BHP Outstanding Leadership Award. Winners of these awards will be announced and recognized at the BBA Honors Convocation on April 15.