2018 Scholarship Winners
Congratluations to Junior Achievement's 2019 Scholarship Recipients
Kevin Gartner, North Canton Hoover High School
Awarded the $1,000 JAECO Scholarship. Kevin participated in JA Economics for Success as a North Canton Middle School 8th grade student and the JA Company Program in high school. Kevin said that his experiences with Junior Achievement not only affirmed his desire to run a business, but also played an influential role in his development as a leader. He will further his education at John Carroll University.
Shaun McCracken, GlenOak High School
Garret Pierce, Marlington High School
Awarded the $1,000 JAECO Scholarship. JA Company program was an avenue to help him answer so many questions Garret had about the economics of "real life". Junior Achievement helped him realize how important financial literacy was to own his personal success. He will take the skills he learned in Junior Achievement to Ohio University to pursue a degree in accounting.
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."