2013 Scholarship Winners
Congratulations 2014 Scholarship Winners!
Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio congratulates its 2014 scholarship winners Sarah White, Jordan Vernables and Austin Yoders. These seniors are among 13,000 students who participated in Junior Achievement programs during the 2013-14 school year in the tri-county area of Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties.
Senior students with a 3.0 grade point average who demonstrate enthusiasm for work readiness, entrepreneurship, financial literacy or who have chosen a career path as a result of participation in a Junior Achievement program are encouraged to apply for this annual scholarship.
Sarah White: Fairless High School
Sarah White, of Fairless High School was awarded a $2,000 Junior Achievement scholarship. White participated in JA Elementary Programing, & JA-GE Personal Finance Education Day at Walsh during high school. She will continue her education at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
"Without the encouragement I've received through programs like JA to discover and follow my passion", says White, "I wouldn't have the determination and courage to go after my goals. Because of this, I am so greateful to have been given the opportunity to participate in such a rewarding and empowering program as Junior Achievement."
Jordan Venables: Marlington High School
Jordan Venables, of Marlington High School awarded a $1,250 Junior Achievement scholarship. Venables participated in JA Titan, JA Company Program, and JA Business Ethics during high school. He will continue his education at Kent State University Stark Honors Program.
Austin Yoders: Marlington High School
Austin Yoders, of Marlington High School received a $1,000 Junior Achievement scholarship. He participated in JA Titan, JA Company Program, and JA Business Ethics. He will continue his education at Kent State University Stark Campus Honors Program.
JA programs are taught by trained business volunteers who deliver a hands-on curriculum that help students like Latona, Lepley and Poynter connect what they are learning in the classroom to the real world of work. JA business volunteers in Marlington High School this school year included Tom Miller of Ballher Athletic Apparel, Katie Pusateri and Denise Sibole of Coastal Pet Products, and Scott Robertson of Robertson Heatiing Supply Company. JA business volunteers in Jackson High School this school year included Todd Hawke of GDK & Company and Mike Warren of Productive Professional Air Duct Cleaning Service.
By participateing in Junior Achievement throughout their academic careers these young men developed economic education and learned how businesses work , while developing key leadership and communication skills that will help with their personal advancement in college.
Junior Achievement of East Central Ohio is part of the world's largest organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success. It provides JA programs to students in Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties to help students increase their chances to gain employment and improve their ability to effectively manage their personal finance. To learn more about JA programs, volunteer opportunities and financial giving levels, please visit JA ECO or contact Dawn Campanelli at 330-433-0063.