Rewarding Student Achievement

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, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties of Ohio. The minimum award amount is $1,000. 

2019 Deadline was Wednesday March 27th.

 

 


Awards will be distributed at the annual JA NextGEN Entrepreneurs' Challenge held this year on May 1, 2019 at Stark State College.  Join Us! RSVP HERE

 

2019 Scholarship Recipients - $5,000 in Awards

 

Parker Timken, of North Canton Hoover High School, is the recipient of a $1,500 JAECO Scholarship. Parker participated in the JA Company program and plans to continue her education at North Carolina State University. "Once I get my MBA and begin my career, I plan on giving back to the organization who made me find my love for business, Junior Achievement," says Parker. 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexander Blondheim of North Canton Hoover High School is the recipient of a $1,250 JAECO Scholarship. Alex participated in JA Economics for Success as a North Canton Middle School 8th grade student and the JA Company Program in high school. "I can not think of any other class or program that a high school student can get involved in where they get this much real-life business experience," said Alex of his JA Company experience. He plans to continue his education in finance and become a financial advisor, broker, CFO or accountant. 

 

 

 

Ian Gill, of GlenOak High School, is the recipient of a $1,125 JAECO Scholarship. Ian participated in JA Economics for Success as a middle school student, JA Personal Finance, College and Career Readiness Day as a junior in high school, and the JA Company Program as a senior. Ian said that through his JA experiences he learned financial terms and through the JA Company program was able to experience applying them in real life and build his public speaking skills. "Overall this program gave me a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn hands-on, which I am eternally grateful for" said Ian. Ian will continue his education at Kent State University. 

 

 

 

Jeff Yoder, of Lake High School, is the recipient of a $1,125 JAECO Scholarship. "The knowledge and skills that JA instilled in me regarding financial literacy, entrepreneurship principles, and work-readiness was undoubtedly a major contributor to my success" said Jeff. He participated in JA Our Community, JA Our Nation and JA Company Program. Jeff plans on furthering his education at Otterbein University.

 

Questions?  Please email Alyssa West at awest@jaonline.org