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ISU alumnus named Golden Key winner

October 1, 2008

Ben Lenderman, an alumnus of the Indiana State University College of Business, is a 2008 Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award recipient. He is one of 10 individuals nationally to receive the $10,000 award.

Lenderman is a 2003 graduate of ISU, where he earned bachelor's degrees in management, finance and business administration. He is currently pursuing master's degrees in business administration and education at Stanford University.

While at ISU, Lenderman maintained a 4.0 grade point average and was a member of the Sycamore football team. Most recently, he was honored by the university as a 2008 G.O.L.D. (Graduate of the Last Decade) Award recipient. The award is given by the ISU Alumni Foundation to honor alumni achievement.

Golden Key International Honour Society has more than 1.7 million students and alumni members around the world. Lenderman and the other award winners were chosen based on academic achievement, impact of Golden Key leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities. The organization offers academic recognition to top performing undergraduate and graduate students, as well as leadership development, community service and career networking opportunities.

A native of West Terre Haute, Lenderman now lives in Stanford, Calif.


Writer: Emily Taylor, assistant director of media relations, Indiana State University, 812-237-3790 or