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MMIB Announces 2016-17 Patterson Scholars

The Department of Management, Marketing and International Business is pleased to announce Patterson Scholars for the 2016-17 academic year.

The Patterson Scholarship is the largest privately funded endowed scholarship fund on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus. Since its establishment in 1997, the endowment is made available to student applicants who have already declared a major in Business and Marketing Education, General Business, Management, or Marketing.

2016-17 Patterson Scholars:

  • Haley Barber (Freshman-General Business/Management), Catlettsburg, KY
  • Anthony Barrett (Senior-Marketing/PGM), Effingham, IL
  • Jacob Bennett (Sophomore-Marketing/PGM), Sharpsville, IN
  • Daniel Bevins (Junior-General Business), Pikeville, KY
  • Brandan Bond (Freshman-Marketing/PGM), Napierville, IL
  • Lyndsey Burke (Freshman-General Business), Ashland, KY
  • Lucinda Burkhart (Sophomore-Music Marketing), Stoney Fork, KY
  • Sam Chapman (Freshman-Management), Sparta, KY
  • Rachel Droege (Senior-Marketing), Richmond, KY
  • Sarah Franklin (Senior-Management), Richmond, KY
  • Michelle Goda (Junior-Marketing/PGM), Plainfield, IN
  • Jeremy Gregory (Sophomore-Marketing/PGM), Algonquin, IL
  • Karissa Hardesty (Freshman-Marketing/PGM), Brandenburg, KY
  • Logan Harp (Freshman-General Business), Frankfort, KY
  • Madison Harris (Sophomore-Entrepreneurship), Olive Hill, KY
  • Kaelyn Herrin (Junior-Marketing), Hodgenville, KY
  • Maria Hockney (Freshman-Marketing), Fort Thomas, KY
  • Ross Holtsclaw (Senior-Marketing/PGM & Management), Fort Wayne, IN
  • Jackson Hurtt (Sophomore-General Business), Erlanger, KY
  • Caitlyn Kirchoff (Freshman-Marketing), Henderson, KY
  • Tim Lumbrix (Junior-General Business), Louisville, KY
  • Kevin Merrihew (Senior-General Business), Richmond, KY
  • Ray Moehlman (Senior-Marketing/PGM), Erlanger, KY
  • Newnam Alexandra (Sophomore-General Business), Richmond, KY
  • Masi Sanders (Junior-Management), Taylorsville, KY
  • Bailey Shackelford (Freshman-General Business), Somerset, KY
  • Kim Smith (Senior-International Business), Phoenix, NY
  • Sarah Sparks (Freshman-General Business/Management), Lancaster, KY
  • Dalton Stanley (Junior-Management), Pikeville, KY
  • Karlee Tanel (Senior-International Business), Cedarburg, WI
  • Logan Thomas (Freshman-Marketing/PGM), West Chester, OH
  • Shelby Turner (Sophomore-Marketing), Berea, KY
  • Joshua Wallin (Freshman-Marketing/PGM), Decatur, AL
  • Sydney Ziebold (Sophomore-General Business), Richmond, KY

Each student will be awarded $1,500 per semester for two semesters. Requirements for the scholarship are a minimum 24 ACT score and a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students submit three letters of reference and consideration is given to evidence of leadership and work-related activities.

While this scholarship may be renewed annually, the endowment is entirely conditional upon student involvement in the following areas:

  • Academics
  • Leadership
  • Networking/Social
  • Recruitment
  • Service

Each student scholar is required to attend at least one Spotlight event or other department recruitment event to meet with students and answer questions about Management, Marketing and International Business to fulfill the service obligation. “They are the face of the department,” stated Beth Polin. The Patterson Scholarship Committee is Chaired by Beth Polin.

Aside from recruitment and service obligations, student scholars are also expected to take on leadership roles in campus student organizations and strive to maintain a high level of academic success.

Find out more about the Patterson Scholarship at:

Published on April 22, 2016

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