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Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts 72 New Members in the 2023 Ceremony

BGS 2023 Inductees

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) an international business honor society housed in Poole College, hosted its 2023 induction ceremony in the Nelson Hall auditorium March 29. This year’s inductees include 69 undergraduate and graduate students as well as one faculty member who will serve as the chapter’s advisor.

“This year’s inductees have demonstrated their academic excellence in the covid era, the most challenging of times for higher education,” said Karlyn Mitchell, associate professor of finance and NC State Beta Gamma Sigma chapter advisor. “It was thrilling to celebrate their accomplishments in the induction ceremony with so many of their family members and friends present.  Congratulations to these new Beta Gamma Sigma members!”

This year’s inductees have demonstrated their academic excellence in the covid era, the most challenging of times for higher education

Founded in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma is an organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring business students who strive to achieve the highest standards of academic excellence. As a lifelong organization, its mission to foster and encourage leadership and professional excellence among its members is supported by its values of honor and integrity, the pursuit of wisdom, earnestness and service. 

With more than 600 collegiate chapters, as well as alumni chapters and networking groups all over the world, Beta Gamma Sigma is a truly global community with endless educational and career opportunities.  

The NC State chapter was founded in 2001 with membership extended to juniors and seniors who are in the top 10% of their class, top 20% of master’s students, and all business doctoral students.

2023 Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees


Karlyn Mitchell, associate professor of finance

Master of Accounting

Robert Taylor Brown

Tyler Scott Counts

Melissa Fischer

Kimball Len Midgett

Master of Business Administration

Parthasarathi Adhikari

Eric Michael Berger

Robert Michael Berini Jr.

Indranil Chatterjee

Nani Marie Grimmer

Patrick Heeter

Venkateswarlu Karicheti

Elisa Landoni

Sumeet Lodha

Zandra McKenzie

Anne Hilary Morris

Austin Kelly Pederson

Kristina Katsumi Warnaar

Master of Management

Nathan Paris

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Daniella Barrios, junior

Aniston L Boswell, sophomore

Josiah Matthew Coyer, junior

Holden Alexander Denny, senior

Christian Welsey Horton, junior

Anna Katherine Kelly, junior

Amelie Saskia Kenney, junior

Elizabeth Grace Paszt, senior

Sarah Lakin Post, senior

Morgan Elizabeth Rumple, sophomore

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Ahlam Bashar Alhanbali, sophomore

Manisha Barige, sophomore

Alexia Lyn Beltran, junior

Darcy Anna Bella Blottenberger, sophomore

Emily Charlotte Boswell, junior

Yeshupriya Chilukuri, junior

Marah Cloos, junior

Patricia Laraya Costes, senior

Kathryne Laine Daily, junior

David Cameron Durst, junior

Megan Paige Ennis, sophomore

Yaya Fan, junior

Marianna Fisher, sophomore

Carley M Hazelton, junior

Noah Booth Howard, sophomore

Grayson Davis Jones, senior

Neha Swayamprava Kar, senior

Zachary Scott Kifer, sophomore

Kody Douglas Knott, junior

Thad McKinney Maynard, sophomore

Ethan Christopher Munn, sophomore

Zara Eden Pandite, senior

Fabiola Pena Blasco, junior

Kyle Jacob Pierce, junior

Emilie Anna Quillet, senior

Emma Catherine Robinson, junior

Nathan James Russell, sophomore

Lauren Rutherford, junior

Kate Atkins Sappenfield, sophomore

Henry Philip Sasser, junior

Thomas Cooper Smith, sophomore

Ashlyn G Stewart, sophomore

Madeline Jane Tetlow, junior

Emily Noelle Underwood, junior

Jillian Lee Villanti, junior

Gabriel J Walker, senior

Emmy May Wang, junior

Sina Marie Wissmann, junior

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Samantha Patricia Leaming, junior

Bachelor of Science in Economics

John Hartrich Meyer, senior

Cameron Reid Pearsall, senior

Alexa Melanie Russell, senior

Beckett Vance Stillman, senior