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Beta Omicron Students Recognized at Ceremony

Submitted by on May 7, 2018 – 4:30 pm

Shown left to right: Timothy Miles, immediate past president, Alpha Beta Gamma; Professor Pam Donahue, faculty advisor, Alpha Beta Gamma; and Alyssa Provencher, president, Alpha Beta Gamma.

Nine members of the Northern Essex Community College Beta Omicron chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society were recognized with honors on Wednesday, April 25, during the college’s 31st annual induction and awards ceremony.

The awards, many of which were distributed during the National Meeting of Alpha Beta Gamma, highlighted outstanding achievement.

Among those honored at this year’s ceremony was former Beta Omicron Chapter President Winfield Field of North Reading, who received the Hausman Siegel Distinguished Award for exceptional chapter leadership. Field has been praised for his longstanding commitment to ABG activities.

Seven Beta Omicron members earned essay awards this year. They included were Timothy Miles of Salisbury, who received the Cornelia Blackwell Memorial Essay Award for his paper “The Importance of Teaching”; Sheri Carter of Methuen, who received the Dr. Mary Bone Essay Award for “What Alpha Beta Gamma Means to Me”; Heather Thomas of Merrimac, who earned the Keith Ulich Award for “Living Life to the Fullest”; Alyssa Pike of Salisbury who earned the Francis Cunningham Esq. Memorial Competitive Essay Award for “Ethics in Business”; Annabel Dryden of Haverhill, who won the Steve Perri Memorial Essay Award for “The Pros and Cons of Being an Entrepreneur”;  Alora Mann of Haverhill,  who won the Sophia Abeles Essay Award for “Learning”; and Joelvi Gonzalez of Lawrence, who received the Don Christesen Memorial Essay Award for “Work for Yourself – Don’t Have a Boss.”

Shown left to right, back row: Timothy Miles, immediate past president, Alpha Beta Gamma and recipient of the Cornelia Blackwell Memorial Essay Award and the Muller & Norton Outstanding Leadership Award; Heather Thomas, recipient of the Keith Ulich Memorial Essay Competition; Winfield Field, recipient of Hausman Siegel Distinguished Chapter President Award; and Alyssa Pike, Francis Cunningham Esq Memorial Competitive Essay; and front row left to right, Sheri Carter, recipient of Dr. Mary Bone Competition Essay Award; Nidia Davila Ramirez, recipient of Eva Bobrow Medallion Award; and Professor Pam Donahue. 

The Eva Bobrow Medallion Award, which recognizes a chapter member who has made significant societal contributions, was given to Nidia Davila Ramirez of Lawrence. A second merit honor, the Muller & Norton Outstanding Leadership Award, was distributed to Outgoing Chapter President Timothy Miles for his exemplary leadership and devotion.

Also honored this year was the Beta Omicron chapter itself, which took home the Brooks College Golden Key Award for outstanding two-year college chapters of the Alpha Beta Gamma Business Honor Society. Beta Omicron was lauded for its excellence in the areas of community service, campus service, recruitment, and financial management. The chapter has won over 88 national awards since its inception.

Alpha Beta Gamma is an international honor society that recognizes and encourages scholarship among students of two-year business and professional colleges. Members of NECC’s local chapter must maintain a cumulative 3.0 minimum grade point average and exude strong moral and academic character.

The following students were inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma this year:

New Hampshire


Alyssa Provencher


Spencer Adamson

Nikki DiMario

Kairy Fuentes

Kimberly Fuentes

Linda Goddu

Jessica McCarthy

Matthew Monahan

Celine Ramey



Yazmin Bonilla

Johnnie Climes

Maria Colón

Isis Diaz

Elaine Fifield

Jake Gynan

Berenice Hidalgo

Kristin Marino

Karene Matoka Nana

Sarah Tavitian


Richard Castonguay

Spencer Fournier

Sokunthea Ros

Lauren Smeke

Samantha Smith

Matthew Wilson


David Andersen

Veira Cardona

Ruth Echavarria

Carla Gonzalez

Jermaine Johnson

Johanna Monegro

Nikolaos Papanikolaou

Katie Sánchez


Mollica Bonn

Nicholas Labrecque

Rosanny Lopez

Johanna Monegro

Francilee Vargas


Joshua Myers

Kenneth Niven

North Andover

Parisa Hatami

Anastasios Koulopoulos


Iluliia Mukhutdinov


Jordan Simmons