Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Family Business on Thursday presented the Sheetz family, owner of Sheetz convenience stores, with its annual Distinguished Family Business Award.
Seated in front from left are Travis, Steve, Stan and Adam Sheetz. Standing from left are Ellen Ruddock, director of the Center for Family Business; Robert C. Camp, dean of Eberly College of Business at IUP; IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll; and Joe, Ryan and Louie Sheetz. The recognition was “created to increase awareness of the importance of family-owned businesses,” according to information from the center. A tree and plaque will be installed in the Allegheny Arboretum at IUP to honor the family.