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6th Annual George Awards

William Bone

Sunrise Company

Founder and CEO

Manning Chen

Outstanding Student

Master of Science in Global Business Program


Larry Cox

Outstanding Faculty Member

Nora Crivello

Outstanding Student

Executive MBA Program

Charles Franklin

Outstanding Alumnus

MBA '02

Juliet Irwin

Outstanding Student

Master of Science in Organization

Development Program

Molly Moen

Outstanding Service Award

MBA '01

Jerome Novak, Jr.

Outstanding Student

Bachelor of Science in Management Program

Fully Employed

Matthew Sheridan

Outstanding Student


Fully Employed

Michael Sims

Outstanding Staff Member

Brittany Takai

Outstanding Student

MBA Program


View photos from the 2014 ceremony


Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 11:30 a.m.
Hotel Casa del Mar
1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Were you unable to attend? Watch via Livestream here.

About the George Awards

Benefactor George GraziadioBenefactor George Graziadio

Each year, the George Awards honor some of the finest members and partners of the Graziadio School community. Recipients exemplify integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion, while enriching the ever-changing business world through their superior skills and entrepreneurial spirit.

Student Awards: Recipients have maintained a minimum 3.5 GPA, completed at least two trimesters, and served as outstanding leaders in the classroom.

Alumni Award: Alumni George Award recipients have demonstrated leadership and initiative toward advancing the Graziadio School’s alumni network.

Corporate Partner Award: Represents a member of the corporate community that has helped to enhance the mission and reputation of the Graziadio School.

Faculty Award: Presented to a faculty member whose commitment to teaching personifies personal leadership, excellence, and generosity of spirit.

Community Service Award: Awarded to a member of the Graziadio School family who has displayed unwavering dedication to community service.