Stillman School of Business students Dawn Jaeckel and Shamir
Goicochea receive scholarships from the Containerization &
Intermodal Institute, the nonprofit dedicated to promoting and
supporting international trade and the intermodal container
Jaeckel, a second-year MBA student with a concentration in supply
chain management, will receive a $5,000 scholarship. Goicochea, a
Stillman senior majoring in business administration and finance, will
receive a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarships are sponsored by the
United States Maritime Alliance and the New York Shipping Association,
Jaeckel participated in the Micah Seminar on business leadership this
fall and works as a full-time project manager for Jackson Hewitt. She
completed her bachelor’s degree 15 years ago, before deciding to pursue a
graduate degree at the Stillman School.
"I feel honored to have been selected for this scholarship," Jaeckel
said. "It certainly helps to ease the financial burden of paying for
school at the same time as the mortgage and other bills. I also
appreciate the recognition of my hard work and academic achievements. I
value my education and look forward to the next step in my career,
ideally in the supply chain management sector."
Goicochea has received countless other awards and scholarships while
at Seton Hall, including a University scholarship, the NJ TAG, EOF
grants, Federal SEOG, Federal Pell Grants, the Joseph-Carmen Ana Unanue
Scholarship and the Ford Blue Oval/NPRC College to Career 2011 Spring
Semester Latino Essay Contest Scholarship.
Both students will be honored at the 2013 Connie Awards on Monday,
December 9, at the Newark Club. They will be honored along with H.
Winchester Thurber III, CEO and chairman of Norton Lilly International,
the oldest shipping company in America. During the awards ceremony
Jaeckel and Goicochea will receive their scholarships and have the
opportunity to network with more than 300 industry leaders and
Jaeckel and Goicochea join a growing list of Stillman School students
winning awards in supply chain management, including Sean Rainford,
Stillman MBA student, who won first place in the 2013 Rhoda Isaacs
Scholarship in Supply Chain Management competition and Wambui Gathu, who was awarded the Institute of Supply Chain Management - Capital One Scholarship.
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