Rewarding Student Achievment
Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio believes in life long learning and encourages students to expand their education past high school. Our local office offers one-time awards to high school seniors who have participated in JA programs in Stark County, Tuscarawas can Carroll counties.
The minimum award amount is $1,000. The JA Scholarship Committee will make final award decisions.
2018 Scholarship Applications Due Into the JA Office by Monday April 2, 2018 by 4PM
2017 Scholarship Recipiantes
Darik Garber of Sandy Valley High School is the recipient of a $2,000 JAECO Scholarship. He attended Junior Achievement Personal Finance, College & Career Connections Day held annually at Walsh University for over 1,000 high school Juniors. "Through just this one day, I saw the importance of making my financial plan as early as possible. The day also allowed me to learn about those skills that will make me be more successful in my education and career," said Garber, "After that day, I began to have a written budget." He will continue his education at Bowling Green State University as an Education Major.
Zachary Kile of North Canton Hoover High School is the recipient of a $1,500 JAECO scholarship. He participated in the JA company program as VP of sales of their student company, Empower. As an entrepreneur of two business, KNS Landscaping and Super Shine Auto Detailing, Kile said, "The JA program has truly cemented my mission to become a successful entrepreneur." He will continue his education at Cleveland State University majoring in Company Management & Entrepreneurship.
Questions? Please email Alyssa West at Awest@jaonline.org