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The Anderson Schools of Management Announces Scholarship Awards to Outstanding Students

August 22, 2001

ALBUQUERQUE – The Anderson Schools of Management at The University of New Mexico are awarding the largest pool of scholarship and fellowship awards in The Schools’ history. Awards made total nearly $200,000 and support 71 graduate and undergraduate students at The Schools.

“Through the very generous donations of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Ford Motor Company, Phelps Dodge Mining Company, Philip Morris, Target Corporation, Toyota Motor Company, U.S.A., along with many individual supporters, we have made a real difference in the ability of our students to pursue their continued education,” said Howard Smith, Dean. “Anderson students are highly competitive in the market as a result of their education at The Schools and, for many students, that education wouldn’t be possible without this support.”

Individual supporters and corporate partners, along with the recipients of this year’s awards, will be honored at a reception at University House on Main Campus, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on October 2.

Graduate Fellowship/Scholarship recipients for 2001-2002 are: ABQ/Sandia Federal Joint Fellowship – Katherine Smalley; Sherburne P. Anderson Endowed Memorial Fellowship – David Askwith; Roy Bidwell Endowed Fellowship – Joan Ferrell; Doug & Sarah Brown MBA/MALAS Endowed Fellowship – Saul Leal Trejo; Gloria F. Brown Endowed Fellowship – Kandice McDonald; Ernst & Young Fellowship in Accounting – Karen Banks; First Security Foundation Scholarships – Joan Ferrell, Zdenek Pulpan and Yungi Zhu; Ford Motor Company Minority Scholarship – Leon Espinoza, Joseph Garcia, Saul Leal, LeRoy J. Llamas, Mandy Marshall, Sophia M.S. Nobrega, Rosie Padilla, Delfinia L. Tapia, Monica Tolbert and David Beer Villegas; George Headrick Memorial Fellowship in Finance – Namita Dhakal and Josι Antonio Flores Villalobos; Jean Mullins Macey Fellowships – Nina Drake and Jetara Rael Flores; Jean Mullins Macey Scholarship – Mandy Marshall; New Mexico Claims Association Scholarship – Leon Espinoza; Phelps Dodge Mining Company Scholarships – Christianne Bunnell, Todd Erenstein, Bapu N. Goddanti, Gregory Scott and Martin Tucek; Sunwest Bank MBA/MALAS Fellowship – Joseph Anthony Garcia.

Undergraduate scholarship recipients include: Anderson Schools of Management Foundation Scholarship – Joel Blackman; Clinton P. Anderson Memorial Scholarship – Stanley S. Sanchez; Atkinson & Company, LTD Endowed Scholarship – Christine Riddle; Boeing Company Scholarship –Gian M. Gieri, John Grisham, Stephanie Latimer, Peter Neidhardt, Timothy R. Reynolds and Rachel Wilson; Modesta Comeford Trust Scholarship – Marlena A. Torres; Nat De Palma Memorial Scholarship – Julie Marie Gallardo; Ford Motor Company Minority Scholarship – Amanda R. Carrillo, Melody Cartelli, Rose Flores, Carey M. Gooch, David Hattrup, Li Luo, Patrick Martin, Jessica D. Pace, Jennifer M. Pino, Esaul Ramirez, Nicole Rhodes, Stanley S. Sanchez and Elizabeth Strathdee. Cameron Galindo Memorial Scholarship – Jerilyn Racemus; Arthur S. Janpol Endowed Scholarship – Christen Hadley and Elizabeth Strathdee; George Maloof Memorial Scholarship – Jerilyn Racemus; Philip Morris Scholarship – Jeanie Bisconte, Stephanie M. Castillo, Jason Deshayes, Jessica Pace and Stanley S. Sanchez; New Mexico Cash Management Scholarship – Peter Neidhardt; Martin Olson Memorial Scholarship – Rachel Wilson; J. C. Penney Endowed Scholarship – Meaghan J. Cavanaugh; Charlotte Meeting Phillips Endowed Scholarship – Rosalie Martinez and Paul Stoddard; Dorothy Ellen Reid Memorial Scholarship – Brandelynn Jokiel; Ben Lomond Roberts Memorial Scholarship – Lucille Lund; Ted Russell Memorial Scholarship – Edward Alan Garcia; Daniel M. Smith, Jr., Endowed Scholarship – Nita Beth Looks Twice; Target Company Scholarship – Nichelle Lee Gilbert; John Taylor/Dean Witter Reynolds – Jason Deshayes, Gian Gieri, John Grisham, Peter Neidhardt, Jessica Pace, Stanley S. Sanchez, Toyota Motor Company, U.S.A. – Steven Currin and Naavah Schneider.


The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.