2014 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.