Federation Business School

2016 Student awards Ballarat

Special awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Federation Business School - Head of School (Commerce)Assoc Prof. Philippa WellsMichael Bruse
Federation Business School - Head of School (Management)Assoc Prof. Bob O'SheaDavid Simmonds
Federation Business School - Dean's awardAssoc Prof. Bob O'SheaStephen Ford
Best Higher Degree by Research student paperAssoc Prof. Jerry CourvisanosHassan Elhawary
Most meritorious performance in Principles of Responsible BusinessMason-Brown ITArlene Anglo

Ros Fyffe Memorial award

Ros was a valued staff member who was passionate about Business and Marketing. Her energetic, friendly and caring nature ensured that students were supported whilst transitioning into university life.

Ros worked closely with first year students as she believed that a student’s initial introduction to university should be a positive and rewarding experience.

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Best first year student within the Federation Business SchoolEstelle FyffeBonnie Palmer

Pat Thompson Memorial award

Patrick Thompson (Pat to colleagues and students) was passionate about his teaching and the profession of accounting. His enthusiasm for teaching was infectious and he had a positive impact on many students. Pat believed that accounting was the language of business and students needed to have a solid understanding of the basics.

Pat worked continuously to make accounting interesting and relevant to students and had an ‘open door’ policy for all. Pat dedicated a lot of his time to students, ensuring that their experience with us was positive and rewarding We all miss Pat but take inspiration from the example he set as a gifted teacher.

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Best first year student within the Federation Business SchoolJanine ThompsonValencia Dias

Undergraduate program awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in the Bachelor of Applied ManagementFederation Business SchoolMichael Hanzal-Bayer
Most meritorious graduating student - BusinessGekko SystemsNicole Dickinson
Most meritorious graduating student - CommerceCommerce BallaratHolly Manley
Most meritorious graduating student - ManagementBuninyong and District Community BankStephanie Burzacott

Postgraduate program awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in EconomicsDr Paul McpheeNga Lai Hui
Most meritorious performance in postgraduate LawDr David BrennanVictoria Cardew
Most meritorious performance in the Master of Business AdministrationAssoc Prof. Bob O'SheaDavid Luke
Most meritorious performance in the Master of Commerce (Professional Accounting)MOR AccountantsDan Yu
Most meritorious performance in the Master of Professional AccountingCooke and FoleyXueyuan He

Accounting awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in first year AccountingCPA AustraliaBonnie Palmer
Most meritorious performance in second year AccountingCPA AustraliaZoe Pritchard
Most meritorious performance in third year AccountingCPA AustraliaNicholas Willowhite
Most meritorious performance in Financial AccountingCrowe HorwathAmelia Best

Economics awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in first year EconomicsEconomic Society of AustraliaJason Putt
Most meritorious performance in second year EconomicsDr Anita DoraisamiKatherine Waring
Most meritorious performance in third year EconomicsN/AStewart Brehaut

Law awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient

Most meritorious performance in first year Law

Most meritorious performance in first year Law

Nevett Ford

LexisNexis

Daniel Groch

Daniel Groch

Most meritorious performance in second year Law

Most meritorious performance in second year Law

Baird & McGregor

Thomson Reuters (Professional)
Australia Limited

Rachael McCann

Rachael McCann
Most meritorious performance in third year LawRodney Jacobs LawyerAlex Driscoll

Human resource management awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in first year HR ManagementDebbie LordSarah Jones

Management awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in first year ManagementBallarat BooksJayde Harrington
Most meritorious performance in Organisational Management and LeadershipJK PersonnelAlisha Sculley

Marketing awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in first year MarketingCentral Highlands WaterLouisa Stuckenschmidt
Most meritorious performance in second year MarketingRU AdvertisingMichelle Symes

Tourism awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Most meritorious performance in TourismBallarat Regional TourismChristine Costello