Anderson, Indiana

Laflamme receives Wall Street Journal Award

Mon, 2012-04-23 07:55 -- univcomm
April 23, 2012

Anderson University senior Amanda M. Laflamme was presented with the Wall Street Journal award for 2012 during the annual Falls School of Business banquet.

truitt-laflammeLaflamme will graduate May 5 with a management major and a concentration in nonprofit leadership. She is a member of Delta Mu Delta, has been on the Dean’s List every semester, and was active in Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE).

The Wall Street Journal award is presented each year to an outstanding senior and is the highest honor an FSB student can receive. Laflamme’s name will be engraved on a plaque in Hardacre Hall with past winners. In addition to this, each year’s winner is also presented with the Larry and Dorothy Morrison Thomas Award, a $5,000 cash award to the selected student. Dorothy Morrison Thomas is the daughter of Dr. John A. Morrison, who served as the president of Anderson University from 1923-1958.

Also recognized at the banquet were outstanding students in each area of study. Awards were given to the following students:



  • Kathryn L. (Albers) Fortkamp, accounting
  • Ryan J. Petter, economics
  • Eva Tan, finance
  • Keegan R. Hazen, management
  • Monica L. Crowe, marketing
  • Andrew T. Harper, global business
  • Ashley Ledford, SIFE Leadership
  • Aubren E. Cressley, Indiana CPA

Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing, and theology. The Falls School of Business is one of Anderson University’s largest academic departments offering eight undergraduate majors as well as MBA and DBA programs. The school is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and is a member of the Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA).