Award Recipients

Gamma Iota Sigma Award Recipients

2020-2021 Award Recipients


International Chapter Awards

  • Appalachian State University, Rho Chapter
  • Arizona State University, Kappa Chapter
  • Butler University, Beta Lambda
  • Central Michigan University, Nu Chapter
  • Drake University, Chi Chapter
  • Georgia State University, Zeta Chapter
  • Indiana State University, Alpha Epsilon Chapter
  • Olivet College, Alpha Alpha Chapter
  • St. John's University, Alpha Iota Chapter
  • St. Mary's University, Beta Xi Chapter
  • Temple University, Sigma Chapter
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Beta Epsilon Chapter
  • University of Colorado-Denver, Beta Mu Chapter
  • University of North Texas, Beta Zeta Chapter
  • University of Texas at Austin, Gamma Zeta Chapter
Warren R. Weeks Award
  • Finian O'Brien, Temple University, Sigma Chapter
  • Zoie Walters, Olivet College, Alpha Alpha Chapter
  • Victoria Hyland, Temple University, Sigma Chapter
  • Kenthia Roberts, Howard University, Tau Chapter
  • Alexis Hanchett, Olivet College Alpha Alpha Chapter
Anita Benedetti Award
  • Julia Berdzik, Saint Joseph's University, Alpha Omega Chapter
Thomas J. Miles Award
  • Kinsey Turk, Arizona State University, Kappa Chapter
Well Rounded Chapters
  • Appalachian State University, Rho Chapter
  • Ball State University, Phi Chapter
  • Central Michigan University, Nu Chapter
  • Florida State University, Iota Chapter
  • Indiana State University, Alpha Epsilon Chapter
  • Iowa State University, Gamma Gamma Chapter
  • Kent State University, Beta Nu Chapter
  • Lansing Community College, Gamma Mu Chapter
  • Middle Tennessee State University, Omega Chapter
  • New Mexico State University, Beta Beta Chapter
  • Ohio Dominican University, Beta Omega Chapter
  • Ohio State University, Alpha Chapter
  • Old Dominion University, Alpha Phi Chapter
  • Saint Joseph's University, Alpha Omega Chapter
  • St. Mary's University, Beta Xi Chapter
  • Texas Christian University, Gamma Xi Chapter
  • University of Akron, Gamma Beta Chapter
  • University of Alabama, Epsilon Chapter
  • University of Central Arkansas, Alpha Psi Chapter
  • University of Cincinnati, Gamma Chapter
  • University of Colorado Denver, Beta Mu Chapter
  • University of Georgia, Eta Chapter
  • University of Hawaii - West O'ahu, Beta Upsilon Chapter
  • University of Houston, Alpha Upsilon Chapter
  • University of Mississippi, Mu Chapter
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Gamma Iota Chapter
  • University of South Carolina, Lambda Chapter
  • University of Southern California, Gamma Omicron Chapter
  • University of St. Thomas, Beta Pi Chapter
  • University of Texas at Dallas, Beta Phi Chapter

Black and Gold Awards

  • Dean's Roundtable, St. John's University, Alpha Iota Chapter
  • Lemons to Lemonade, Temple University, Sigma Chapter
  • Insurance in 3D, Appalachian State University, Rho Chapter
Most Improved Chapter
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Beta Chi Chapter
Special Achievement Award
  • Lansing Community College, Gamma Mu Chapter
Best Kept Secret Award
  • University of Missouri, Beta Psi Chapter
Faculty Award
  • Marco Martinez, North Central College, Gamma Epsilon Chapter
Excellent Chapter Awards
  • Arizona State University, Kappa Chapter
  • Butler University, Beta Lambda Chapter
  • Georgia State University, Zeta Chapter
  • Howard University, Tau Chapter
  • Illinois State University, Alpha Kappa Chapter
  • North Central College, Gamma Epsilon Chapter
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Gamma Lambda Chapter
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Beta Chi Chapter
  • University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Alpha Tau Chapter
  • University of North Texas, Beta Zeta Chapter
Alumnus of the Year Award
  • Sarah Johnson, University of St. Thomas, Beta Pi Chapter Alumnus
Alumni Chapter of the Year Award
  • New York City Alumni Chapter, New York, NY
Diversity Champion of the Year Award
  • Verisk Analytics
Sustaining Partner of the Year Award
  • Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA)
Board of Trustees Honoree
  • Patrick Kinney
Superior Chapters
  • Drake University, Chi Chapter
  • Olivet College, Alpha Alpha Chapter
  • St. John's University, Alpha Iota Chapter
  • Temple University, Sigma Chapter
  • University of Central Oklahoma, Beta Epsilon Chapter
  • University of Texas at Austin, Gamma Zeta Chapter
  • University of Texas at El Paso, Gamma Theta Chapter
Edison L. Bowers Award
  • Temple University, Sigma Chapter




2019-2020 Award Recipients


Individual Award Winners Alan C. Williams Leadership Award

  • Paria Esmaeelzadeh, Eta Chapter, University of Georgia
  • Jack Richards, Chi Chapter, Drake University
Warren L. Weeks Sr. Scholarship
  • Malik Morrison, Tau Chapter, Howard University
Anita Benedetti Memorial Awards
  • Bianca Hernandez, Beta Xi Chapter, St. Mary’s University
Thomas J. Miles Award
  • Kevin Kiehne, Chi Chapter, Drake University
  • Kylie Persons, Sigma Chapter, Temple University
Faculty Advisor of the Year Award
  • Tom Humphreys, Alpha Alpha Chapter, Olivet College
Alumnus of the Year Award
  • Eric Dawdy, Alpha Alpha Chapter, Olivet College
Chapter Award Winners Edison L. Bowers Award
  • Gamma Zeta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
Black & Gold Award Winners
  • Chi Chapter, Drake University - "Stress Management Event"
  • Alpha Kappa Chapter, Illinois State University - "The Power of an Inclusive Workforce"
  • Alpha Iota Chapter, St. John's University - "#AlumniLifeHack, State of Emergency"
  • Sigma Chapter, Temple University - "New Actuaries Meeting Each Other"
Most Improved Chapter
  • Alpha Xi Chapter, Morgan State University
Special Achievement Award
  • Gamma Lambda Chapter, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Best Kept Secret Award
  • Alpha Epsilon Chapter, Indiana State University
Superior Chapter Award
  • Alpha Kappa Chapter, Illinois State University
  • Alpha Alpha Chapter, Olivet College
  • Sigma Chapter, Temple University
  • Beta Epsilon Chapter, University of Central Oklahoma
  • Gamma Zeta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
  • Beta Phi Chapter, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Alpha Iota Chapter, St. John’s University
Excellent Chapter Award
  • Rho Chapter, Appalachian State University
  • Beta Lambda Chapter, Butler University
  • Nu Chapter, Central Michigan University
  • Chi Chapter, Drake University
  • Gamma Epsilon Chapter, North Central College
Well Rounded Chapter Award
  • Kappa Chapter, Arizona State University
  • Phi Chapter, Ball State University
  • Beta Theta Chapter, East Carolina University
  • Psi Chapter, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Iota Chapter, Florida State University
  • Zeta Chapter, Georgia State University
  • Alpha Epsilon Chapter, Indiana State University
  • Omega Chapter, Middle Tenneessee State University
  • Alpha Lambda Chapter, Missouri State University
  • Alpha Xi Chapter, Morgan State University
  • Alpha Omega Chapter, Saint Joseph’s University
  • Beta Iota Chapter, Troy University
  • Gamma Beta Chapter, University of Akron
  • Epsilon Chapter, University of Alabama
  • Alpha Psi Chapter, University of Central Arkansas
  • Gamma Chapter, University of Cincinnati
  • Xi Chapter, University of Connecticut
  • Eta Chapter, University of Georgia
  • Gamma Lambda Chapter, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Alpha Lambda Chapter, University of Missouri
  • Gamma Iota Chapter, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Lambda Chapter, University of South Carolina
  • Gamma Omicron Chapter, University of Southern California
  • Beta Pi Chapter, University of St. Thomas
  • Gamma Theta Chapter, University of Texas El Paso
  • Alpha Mu Chapter, Virginia Commonwealth University
GammaSAID Awards
  • Rho Chapter, Appalachian State University
  • Kappa Chapter, Arizona State University
  • Nu Chapter, Central Michigan University
  • Chi Chapter, Drake University
  • Psi Chapter, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Tau Chapter, Howard University
  • Alpha Kappa Chapter, Illinois State University
  • Alpha Alpha Chapter, Olivet College
  • Alpha Iota Chapter, St. John’s University
  • Sigma Chapter, Temple University
  • Gamma Zeta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
  • Beta Phi Chapter, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Gamma Theta Chapter, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Beta Iota Chapter, Troy University
  • Beta Mu Chapter, University of Colorado Denver
  • Eta Chapter, University of Georgia
  • Alpha Upsilon Chapter, University of Houston
  • Gamma Lambda Chapter, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
  • Gamma Omicron Chapter, University of Southern California
  • Beta Pi Chapter, University of St. Thomas




2018-2019 Awards Recipients


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Individual Award Winners Alan C. Williams Leadership Award

  • Larry Lewis, Sigma Chapter, Temple University
Warren L. Weeks Sr. Scholarship
  • Haley Walters, Kappa Chapter, Arizona State University
  • Melanie Keusch, Alpha Alpha Chapter, Olivet College
Anita Benedetti Memorial Award
  • Rudy Martinez, Beta Xi Chapter, St. Mary's University
Thomas J. Miles Award
  • Ashley Gao, Gamma Beta Chapter, The University of Akron
Elizabeth Lange/Microsoft Award
  • Emma Sweeney, Sigma Chapter, Temple University
Exemplary Leadership
  • Wes Griffiths, Board of Trustees President, 2018-2019
Faculty Advisor of the Year Award
  • Dr. Jill Bisco, Gamma Beta Chapter, The University of Akron
  • Dr. David Sommer, Beta Xi Chapter, St. Mary's University
Chapter Award Winners Edison L. Bowers Award
  • Alpha Iota Chapter, St. John's University
Black and Gold Award Winners
  • Alpha Iota, St. John's University - "Gamma Closet, #WomenCrushingWednesday"
  • Gamma Beta, The University of Akron - "Risky Run Virtual 5k"
  • Kappa, Arizona State University - "Diversity & Inclusion Series"
  • Sigma, Temple University - "Charity of Choice Video, Healthcare Management Career Development Committee, Liaison Announcement Distribution, This Week in Series"
Most Improved Chapter
  • Beta Gamma Chapter, California State University in Fullerton
  • Alpha Omega Chapter, St. Joseph's University
  • Psi Chapter, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Alpha Pi Chapter, Baylor University
Special Achievement Award
  • Gamma Epsilon Chapter, North Central College
  • Gamma Zeta Chapter, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Gamma Theta Chapter, The University of Texas at El Paso
Best Kept Secret Award
  • Beta Xi Chapter, St. Mary’s University
Superior Chapter Award
  • Alpha Alpha Chapter, Olivet College
  • Alpha Iota Chapter, St. John’s University
  • Beta Epsilon Chapter, The University of Central Oklahoma
  • Beta Phi Chapter, The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Chi Chapter, Drake University
  • Nu Chapter, Central Michigan University
  • Sigma Chapter, Temple University
Excellent Chapter Award
  • Alpha Kappa Chapter, Illinois State University
  • Alpha Omega Chapter, St. Joseph's University
  • Beta Gamma Chapter, California State University in Fullerton
  • Beta Iota Chapter, Troy University
  • Iota Chapter, Florida State University
Well-Rounded Chapter Award
  • Alpha Epsilon, Indiana State University
  • Alpha Lambda, Missouri State University
  • Alpha Phi, Old Dominion University
  • Alpha Pi, Baylor University
  • Alpha Psi, University of Central Arkansas
  • Alpha Tau, University of North Carolina - Charlotte
  • Alpha Upsilon, University of Houston
  • Beta Beta, New Mexico State University
  • Beta Lambda, Butler University
  • Beta Pi, University of St. Thomas
  • Beta Rho, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
  • Beta Theta, East Carolina University
  • Beta Xi, St. Mary's University
  • Eta, University of Georgia
  • Gamma Beta, University of Akron
  • Gamma Epsilon, North Central College
  • Gamma Iota, University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • Gamma Theta, University of Texas El Paso
  • Gamma Zeta, University of Texas at Austin
  • Gamma, University of Cincinnati
  • Kappa, Arizona State University
  • Lambda, University of South Carolina
  • Omega, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Phi, Ball State University
  • Psi, Eastern Kentucky University
  • Rho, Appalachian State University
  • Tau, Howard University
  • Upsilon, Ferris State University
  • Xi, University of Connecticut
  • Zeta, Georgia State University