Rewarding Student Achievement
2019 Scholarship Recipients - $5,000 in Awards
Parker Timken, North Canton Hoover High School
Awarded the $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, North Canton Hoover High School
Awarded the $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, GlenOak High School
Awarded the $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, Lake High School
Past Scholarship Recipients
If you have any questions about qualifiying or or submitting for next year's Junior Achievement Scholarship please email Alyssa West or call (330) 433-0063.
"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."