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Gooden named Outstanding Student at AIB

Published: Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 11:25 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 11:26 a.m. CST

DES MOINES — Tony Gooden of Newton has been recognized as an Outstanding Business Administration Student by the faculty at AIB College of Business.

In an address to the honored students, Assistant Professor Ann Wright, department chair of business administration at AIB, commended them for their scholastic achievement and encouraged them to strive for success.

“You are the best of the best,” Wright said. “Potential is one of life’s greatest gifts. Don’t waste it.”

To be recognized, Gooden and the other honorees attained a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the previous term. The students’ accomplishments were celebrated at a reception on campus attended by AIB faculty, staff and students.

Gooden is earning a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration at AIB.