College Awards – Student
March 6, 2018
MADISON BLEVINS, a finance senior from Salem, Virginia, serves as president and co-CEO of the Collegiate Women in Business. She has served in a leadership role every year since the organization’s founding in 2014. Blevins is a student leader on the Dean’s Student Advisory Council that created and implemented a Pamplin-wide student survey to provide direct feedback and ideas to the dean. She spent three Thanksgiving breaks volunteering at an orphanage in Sumpango, Guatemala.
H.H. Mitchell Outstanding Leadership
LEA M. KOEHLER, a business information technology senior from Ashburn, Virginia, serves as the director of analytics for Pamplin Re-Inventing Social Media (PRISM), the college’s social media group, and president of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Koehler plans to join Deloitte as a technology analyst in the federal sector upon graduation.
ERIN KOCIS, a business information technology senior from Vienna, Virginia, has worked three internships while at Virginia Tech, most recently as a software engineer intern with Appian. In 2015, Kocis studied abroad in Switzerland as part of the Presidential Global Scholars Program, and currently serves as a program ambassador. Since 2013, she has organized community service projects and fundraisers with various groups.