Business Scholarships

Bill Mason

Bill Mason converses with students during a class field trip to Harper Industries, Harper, Kan., in spring 2010.

Bill Mason Scholarship

The Bill Mason Business Scholarship was established in honor of longtime business instructor Bill Mason, Hesston, Kan., and awards a $2,500 scholarship to business students during their sophomore year.

To qualify for the scholarship, students must be advised by a business faculty member, be a declared business major, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in business courses and be a returning student having taken business courses during their freshman year at Hesston College. Recipients are selected by the business department faculty for their exemplary work and dedication to the standards set by the Business Practices of Excellence.

  • 2020 – Grace Litwiller, Yuya Muranaka, Sue Park, Romina Xhari
  • 2019 – Matthew Byler, Dimitry Giannakopoulos, Michael Mullet, Tobie Plett
  • 2018 – Cal Hartley, Laura Hwang, Taylor Longenecker, Zach Smisor, Nam SungHyoun
  • 2017 – Kylie Brenneman, Jose Lezama, Zachary Neely
  • 2016 – Cheri Baer, Wyatt Baer, Chanhee Hwang, Riley Kingsley
  • 2015 – Alaina Beatty, Christina Swartzendruber, Desiree Corona, Rose Yoder
  • 2014 – Eric Cender, Grant Walker, Jordan Tanner
  • 2013 – Alyssa Becker, Amy Seibel, Mitchel Denlinger, Mitchell Martin
  • 2012 – Ashley Beatty, Keisei Ohta, Matthew A Weaver, Matthew R. Weaver
  • 2011 – Hayden Goerzen, Dani Klotz, Joel Murray, Sarah Unruh
  • 2010 – Curtis Denlinger, Luci Eash, Sarah Lederman, John Oyer

 

Business Department Award (formerly Business Student of the Year)

To be considered for the Hesston College Business Department Award, the student must:

  1. Be focused in the area of Business
    1. Complete a total of 21 hours of Business courses
    2. Three of the 21 hours can be from the computer curriculum (the Introduction to Computer course is excluded in this requirement)
    3. Business courses must include Financial Accounting I, Management, and Macro or Micro Economics
  2. Have a 3.5 or better overall GPA while studying at HC for four semesters
  3. Show leadership potential
  4. Demonstrate an active, positive impact on the HC academic environment and
  5. Demonstrate a lifestyle consistent with Hesston College standards.
  • 2018 – Kiley Brenneman, Zach Neely
  • 2017 – Cheri Baer, Wyatt Baer, Chanhee Hwang, Riley Kingsley
  • 2016 – Alaina Beatty, Bryce Nitzsche, Chinatsu Hanada, Christine Swartzendruber, Desiree Corona, Johanna Burkholder, Natsuki Mizutani, Rose Yoder
  • 2015 – Eric Cender, Grant Walker
  • 2014 – Alyssa Becker, Mitchell Denlinger, Mitchell Martin
  • 2013 – Broxton Busenitz, Keisei Ohta, Matthew R Weaver, Neal Brubaker
  • 2012 – Dani Klotz, Emily Wagner-Davis, Grace Yoder, Hayden Goerzen, Karli Graybill, Mallory Schroeder, Sarah Unruh
  • 2011 – Luci Eash, Sarah Lederman, John Oyer
  • 2010 – Krystal Hathaway, Collette Weaver, Jon Wilson
  • 2009 – Heidi Baker, Heidi Boese, Diedre Funk and Daniel Penner
  • 2008 – Joel Kratzer, Ana Maria Rojas Perea and Grant Sprunger
  • 2007 – Heidi Bonson, Matthew Ropp and Kara Weaver
  • 2006 – Brett Reinford
  • 2005 – Andrew Froese, Jacob Froese and Kyle Mast
  • 2004 – Jared Coblentz and Erica Crossgrove
  • 2003 – Justin Brokaw
  • 2002 – Lori Doll and Gregory S. Gehman
  • 2001 – Lisa Bergey
  • 2000 – Elizabeth Heatwole
  • 1999 – Andrea L. Thieszen and Allison S. Miller
  • 1998 – Sherri Kauffman
  • 1996 – Christopher L. Richard
  • 1995 – Jeff Souder
  • 1994 – Emily B. Gillaspie
  • 1993 – Curt L. Riegsecker