Shaker Heights resident wins Beta Gamma Sigma scholarship

Elizabeth Walton, a rising senior at Loyola University Maryland, honored with award worth $1,000

BALTIMORE, MD (06/14/2012)(readMedia)-- Loyola University Maryland student Elizabeth Walton, '13, has been named a Beta Gamma Sigma Scholar and will receive $1,000 toward her tuition for the 2012-13 academic year.

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. Walton, of Shaker Heights, Ohio, received a $500 scholarship and a $500 match from Loyola's Sellinger School of Business and Management. She was also invited to join the honor society as a lifetime member.

Walton is a finance major and information systems minor at Loyola. She is an assembly member in the University's Student Government Association and a member of the prestigious Green and Grey Society. She has volunteered as a student ambassador for Catholic Relief Services and participated in Look Up To Cleveland. This summer she is interning at DeLoitte LLP in Cleveland, Ohio. Her many honors and awards include Loyola's Cura Personalis Award, Magis Award (twice), ALIVE Award, and the Sophomore Business Achievement Award. Walton is also a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities.

Established in 1852, Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit comprehensive university comprising Loyola College, its school of arts and sciences; the Sellinger School of Business and Management; and the School of Education. Loyola enrolls 3,800 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students from across the country and around the world.