Three Mays undergraduates were awarded the 2005 Thomas S. Gathright Scholar Academic Excellence Award by the Association of Former Students this spring.

They are: accounting major Shannon Stolle ’05, accounting major Samuel Sommer ’06 and business administration major Amanda Sulak ’07.

Named in honor of Texas A&M’s first president and first established in 1973, the Gathright Award recognizes sophomores, juniors and seniors with the best academic records in each of Texas A&M’s colleges, making this the most prestigious award granted for academic performance.

Seventeen Mays students were also among the 52 students named Buck Weirus Spirit Award recipients, honored for their enthusiastic involvement in campus organizations and their enhancement of the Aggie Spirit.

The Buck Weirus winners for 2005 are:

• Kyle Chielack ’08, business administration
• Amy Boone ’07, business adminitration
• Corey Nichols ’07, business administration
• Ryan Rocha ’07, finance
• Kristin Ryan ’07, finance
• Kristen West ’07, accounting
• Jordon Baucum ’06, marketing
• Greg Bergeron ’06, finance
• Molly Dean ’06, accounting
• Stephanie Lee ’06, management
• Jacob Scher ’06, marketing
• Brandon Foster ’05, marketing
• Jackson Hildebrand ’05, accounting
• Sara Lott ’05, finance
• Jordan Mullins ’05, management
• Laura Pergola ’05, management information systems
• David Hollon ’04, finance