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Reeves School of Business Student Awards
These awards have been established for students in the Reeves School of Business to recognize various aspects of scholarship, leadership, and service. Awards are given each Spring during the Methodist University Awards Convocation.
Samuel J. Clark Award in Accounting
Established in 1990 by Lynn G. Clark to honor Samuel J. Clark, Director of Institutional Computing at Methodist University and a previous Registrar and Director of Extension Services. He came to the University as an Instructor of Accounting, and this award is given yearly to the most outstanding junior or senior Accounting major. The award is given based on a vote of the faculty of the Accounting Department. It consists of a $100 United States Savings Bond.
Walter B. Clark Maximum Effort Award
Established in 1995 to honor Mr. Walter B. Clark, founder of Mid-South Insurance Company and is presented to a graduating Reeves School of Business student at Awards Day. It is given to an individual who has demonstrated maximum effort in overcoming hardship, commitment, work ethic, and is likely to be successful in the future. Nominations are open to students and faculty. The advisor for the nominated student should substantiate the award criteria. The award consists of a $100 honorarium and a plaque of recognition.
David G. Wilson Community Service Award
Established in 2002 by Joseph F. Doll to honor David G. Wilson, the first Executive-in-Residence of the Reeves School of Business. The award is presented to a student in the Reeves School of Business who has shown by action an outstanding level of service to their non-University community. The award consists of a $100.00 honorarium, a framed certificate, and a memorial plaque, to be located in the Reeves School of Business, bearing the award winner’s name.
Ronald P. Kirchner Award in Resort Management
Established in 2006 by Dr. Mary Kirchner to honor her uncle, Ronald Paul Kirchner (1936 – 2004), for his contributions to the resort industry. Mr. Kirchner was a founder and owner of the Hartland Glen Golf Club and maintained an interest in golf and resorts throughout his life. This award is given to the most outstanding junior or senior in the Resort and Club Management program, as determined by the Resort and Club Management faculty. The award consists of a $100 honorarium, a certificate, and a memorial plaque, located in the Reeves School of Business and inscribed with the recipient's name.
The Charles M. Reeves, Jr. Outstanding Scholar Award
Established in 1993 to honor Mr. Charles M. Reeves, Jr. The award is presented to an outstanding senior at Award’s Day. The recipient must have 106 s.h. for the academic semester ending in December and should be involved in extracurricular activity, preferably in the business areas. The award consists of a $100 honorarium and a certificate of recognition.
The William "Bill" Bailey Marketing Award
Established by Professors Drs. Mark and Sharon Kendrick in honor of a long-time resident of Fayetteville, who was the owner of Murchison-Bailey Advertising Company. During his lifetime, Mr. Bailey spear-headed several community-wide improvement projects through his advertising firm that made Fayetteville a better place for all to live and work. This award will be presented to the most outstanding student in the Marketing program and will recognize a student who is majoring in Marketing, has 3.2 or better GPA in Marketing, shows leadership skills, and who is an active member of the American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapter here at Methodist University. The faculty of the Marketing Department will make the selection. The award consists of a $100 honorarium, a certificate, and inscription of the recipient’s name on a memorial plaque permanently displayed in the Reeves School of Business.
PGA Golf Management Oustanding Student Award
Given to the most outstanding junior and senior male and female students based on a vote of the PGA Golf Management faculty. The award consists of a framed certificate and a cash honorarium.