2018 Business School Bridge Scholarships Awarded


Group photo of 2018 Beecken Scholars

2‌018 Beecken Scholars (left to right): Danyang Lyu, C’20, John Robinson, C’19, Elizabeth Pearson, C’18, Ann Sherrill, C'20, Laluna Goodale, C'19 and Timothy Mergler, C’19. Not pictured: Sam Kern, C'19.


Seven Sewanee students are recipients of the 2018 Beecken Scholarships for summer business “bridge” programs at three of the nation’s leading business schools: the Tuck Business Bridge Program at Dartmouth College’s School of Business, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and the University of California-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

The awards were announced by the Babson Center for Global Commerce. To learn more about the Beecken Bridge Scholarships, follow this link.

The 2018 Beecken Scholars are:

—Elizabeth Pearson, C’18, of Denver, Colo. Major: Women’s and Gender Studies. Minor: History. Beecken Bridge Program: Dartmouth (Tuck).

—Sam Kern, C’19, of Zionsville, Ind. Major: Economics. Minors: Business and Spanish. Beecken Bridge Program: Chicago (Booth).

—Timothy Mergler, C’19, of Destin, Fla. Majors: Psychology and International and Global Studies. Beecken Bridge Program: Dartmouth (Tuck).

—Jack Robinson, C’19, of Madison, Miss. Major: Economics. Minor: German. Beecken Bridge Program: Berkeley (Haas).

—Ann Sherrill, C’20, of Charlotte, N.C. Major: Economics. Minor: Business. Beecken Bridge Program: Dartmouth (Tuck).

—LaLuna Goodale, C’19, of Alameda, Calif. Major: International and Global Studies. Minors: Business and Spanish. Beecken Bridge Program: Berkeley (Haas).

—Danyang Lyu, C’20, of X’ian, Shaanxi, China. Majors: Mathematics and Economics. Minor: Business. Beecken Bridge Program: Chicago (Booth).