KEARNEY – The College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney has inducted 31 students and one alumnus into Beta Gamma Sigma.
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Membership recognizes academic excellence in business studies and is the highest recognition a student can receive in a program accredited by AACSB International.
The UNK chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma was established in 2006. Every year, the top 10 percent of junior and senior business majors and top 20 percent of MBA students are invited to join Beta Gamma Sigma.
The inductees are listed below, alphabetically by hometown.
Bassett – Aaron Kroll
Beatrice – Devin Stuart
Bellwood – Brooke Hough
Blue Hill – Adrianna Meyer
Cody – Tessa Gale
Columbus – Bailey Hoadley
Giltner – Jacob Findley
Grand Island – Austin Partridge, Colton Stuhr
Gretna – Quinten Dawes
Hastings – Makenzie Hinrichs, Kaley Hodgen
Juniata – Jesse Ackerman
Kearney – Stephanie Dunnerman, Travis Hollman, JoAnna Fisher, Jamie McCann, Jhon Sabogal
Lincoln – Brooke Emmert
North Platte – Madalynn Doughty, Drew Hergenrader
Odell – Kyle Stohs
Omaha – Antonette Anderson
Scotia – Sarah Hansen
Silver Creek – McKenzie Cuba
Utica – Krayton Conell
Valparaiso – Leslie Masek
Johnstown, Colo. – Kylee Placke
Smith Center, Kans. – Payton Buckmaster
Milroy, Indiana – Alva Troyer
International – Jie Hyun Kim
Michael B. Peck, a 1984 alumnus who majored in business administration with a marketing emphasis, was also inducted. His distinguished career in agricultural finance and banking includes management positions with organizations such as Farm Credit Services of America, First National Bank of Omaha and BMO Harris Bank.
He currently is senior relationship manager for RABO Agrifinance, where he is responsible for business development and customer management. Peck also serves as Ag Committee chairperson for the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, is past president of the Kearney High School Booster Club and past president of the Buffalo County Extension Board of Directors.