Ashland University Student and Mansfield Native Awarded The J.M. Smucker Co. Annual Scholarship

Ashland University Student and Mansfield Native Awarded The J.M. Smucker Co. Annual Scholarship
Ashland University student and Mansfield native Mitchell Kelly (middle) is congratulated by Nick Workinger of The J.M. Smucker Co. (at left) and Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics, after receiving the J.M. Smucker Co. scholarship award for the academic year 2016-17.

3/24/17 ASHLAND, Ohio – Mitchell Kelly, an Ashland University junior majoring in finance, was named The J.M. Smucker Co. scholarship award winner for the academic year 2016-17 at AU’s Student Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) meeting.

The $2,500 scholarship was presented to Kelly by Nick Workinger, director of U.S. Retail Sales Finance of The J.M. Smucker Co. Kelly, a 2014 graduate of Madison Comprehensive High School, is the son of Doug and Heather Kelly of Mansfield, Ohio.

“I am honored to be the recipient of the 2016-2017 J.M. Smucker scholarship. This scholarship will undoubtedly help me to develop both as a student and young business professional,” Kelly said. “The J.M. Smucker Company has a great relationship in developing and aiding Ashland University students, and I am very appreciative to have been selected to receive this scholarship.”

The criteria for the annual Ashland University Smucker scholarship, which was established in 2008, include a grade point average of at least 3.0, junior or senior status, accounting or finance major, industry internship experience, member of the Eagle Investment Group or the Institute of Management (IMA) student chapter or other Ashland University student organization. 

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###


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