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Last modified: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Indiana University announces 2012-13 Kelley Scholars

June 13, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Eight Kelley Scholars have been selected by the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

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The 2012-13 Kelley Scholars are, from left, Patrick Holbrook, Jalen Walker, Rachael Shapiro, Andrea Gilberti, Emily Murphy, Brian Anderson and Andrew Capshew. Laura Lueken is not pictured.

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The Kelley Scholars, all incoming freshmen this fall who intend to major in business at IU Bloomington, will receive full tuition and fees, a stipend for living expenses and funding for academic activities such as overseas study.

The award is for four years and has an annual value of more than $15,000 for recipients who are Indiana residents and about $40,000 for non-residents.

The Kelley Scholars Program is funded by a $23 million gift from E.W. Kelley and his family, made to IU in the fall of 1997. The university named its school of business for the Kelley family in acknowledgement of the gift.

This year's class of Kelley Scholars was selected from a group of more than 400 students admitted to IU who were invited to apply for the program because of their outstanding academic records. The application included references, a high school transcript, several personal statements on a variety of topics and an essay.

The 2012-13 Kelley Scholars are:

  • Brian Anderson, son of Kathleen and Joseph Anderson of West Lafayette, Ind. -- A graduate of West Lafayette Senior High School, he was valedictorian, senior class president and co-captain of the varsity soccer team. He was selected as the offensive player of the year and academic all-state in track and soccer. He intends to major in finance and molecular biology.
  • Andrew Capshew, son of Alejandra Laszlo and James H. Capshew of Bloomington, Ind. -- A graduate of Bloomington High School North, he was vice president of Business Professionals of America, a group leader of DeCycles Indiana Youth Leadership Program, treasurer of the National Honor Society, a Cougar Leader Mentor and senior counselor for Leadership Opportunities Through Service. He intends to major in finance.
  • Andrea Gilberti, daughter of Nancy and Anthony Gilberti of Martinsville, Ind. -- A graduate of Martinsville High School, she was valedictorian, a National Merit Scholar Commended Student, an Indianapolis Star Regional Academic All-Star, a member of the National Honor Society and a three-year member of the volleyball team. She intends to major in marketing and international business.
  • Patrick Holbrook, son of Beth and Steve Holbrook of Bloomington, Ind. -- A graduate of Bloomington High School South, he was an AP Scholar and winner of the B-Man Award for tennis. A member of the tennis team, he was named to the first-team all-area team and the All-Conference Indiana team. He intends to major in entrepreneurship and pre-medicine.
  • Laura Lueken, daughter of Geriann and Paul Lueken of Birdseye, Ind. -- A graduate of the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities, she was an Indiana Academy peer assistant, a student ambassador and co-president of the musical club. She also attended Forest Park Junior Senior High School, where she was a member of Key Club and the marching, concert and pep bands. She intends to major in finance.
  • Emily Murphy, daughter of Barbara and Morgan Murphy of Kokomo, Ind. -- A graduate of St. Theodore Guerin High School, she was involved with the Academic Super Bowl, student ambassadors and the National Honor Society. She directed the school's spring musical and also was a member of the school's dance company, Brain Game and Mathletes teams and the St. Patrick's Youth Group. She was the National History Day state representative in 2010 and 2011. She intends to major in accounting, psychology and mathematics.
  • Rachael Shapiro, daughter of Susan and Steve Shapiro of Bexley, Ohio -- A graduate of Bexley High School, she was student council vice president, a member of the Bexley Vocal Ensemble and an intern at Pelotonia and PromoWest Productions. She intends to major in entrepreneurship and management.
  • Jalen Walker, son of Stephanie and Randy Walker of Fort Wayne, Ind. -- A graduate of Carroll High School, he was a winner of the National Achievement Award, the Hoosier Excellence Award and the Sertoma Award. He intends to major in business and Spanish.

For more information about the Kelley Scholars Program, contact Amanda Denton at the Kelley School of Business, at 812-855-4474 or