Honors and Achievements Awards Ceremony

On May 4, 2018, the University of Delaware, Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics hosted the Annual Honors and Achievements Awards Ceremony for students and parents to attend.  During the ceremony, 16 awards were earned by 32 students.  The ceremony honored the achievements of the Business Administration and Finance students.


Managing Director, William A. Sullivan from the Courtyard by Marriott – Newark at the University of Delaware awarded the honors from Delaware Hotel and Lodging Association, Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau and Shaner Hotels.


Shaner Hotels awarded several honors during the event to include:


David E. Hollowell Scholarship

This Scholarship is a monetary award established by the Shaner Hotel Group in honor of David E. Hollowell, given to a hotel, restaurant and institutional management or hospitality industry management major in good standing, academic achievement, and a rising sophomore, junior, or senior who exemplifies commitment and intent in establishing a career in the lodging industry. This year’s recipients were:

  • Camilla E. Daniel
  • Matthew J. Gauding


Shaner Hotels’ Hunter Investment Conference Award

The following award is sponsored by Plato Ghinos, President of Shaner Hotels in recognition of the student of the semester, displaying exemplary performance in the Lodging Module. This year’s recipients were:

This year’s recipients were:

  • Harry Chen
  • Elena V. Sneathen


We are very proud of these young men and women for their achievements.  Their hard work is paying off, and we look forward to seeing them in the hospitality industry soon.


Written by Samantha Bergantine