The College of Business recognized the top students in its Marketing Major today, awarding scholarships to four promising juniors and naming its top seniors of the year in a lunch at the OSU Memorial Union.
Associate Professor and Marketing Coordinator Hal Koenig handed out the awards, with Oregon State alumna Angelina Lusetti representing Target, which sponsored scholarships.
Juniors Alyssa Mari, Janel Coussens, and Milan Laurent were awarded Target Company scholarships. Mikaela Inman was chosen as the recipient of the Northwest Market Research Association scholarship, and will work with OSU’s Close to the Customer (C2C) as a student researcher.
Coussens, from Banks High School, is involved with the Austin Family Business program and has also served as a volunteer firefighter with Banks Fire District #13.
Inman, of Crater High School, helped raise $36,000 for the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence as a member of the Kappa Delta sorority and volunteers with the Southern Oregon Humane Society.
Laurent, from Santiago High School, is vice president of the OSU Public Relations Society and has volunteered with organizations such as Community Outreach, Inc. and Relay for Life.
Also honored were the three Distinguished Marketing Senior award finalists, Katy Puckett, Brandy Cordeiro and Stevie Marcum, who was named the Marketing Senior of the Year.
Puckett holds a 3.93 GAP and will graduate in June with degrees in both Marketing and Business Management.
Cordeiro, who grew up in Maui, has a 3.79 GPA, is active in the Hui o Hawaii club on campus and has volunteered for the Linn Benton Food Share.
Marcum has been active in charities through her Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and will graduate with a 3.8 GPA.