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

Millersburg Native and Ashland University Student Awarded The J.M. Smucker Co. Annual Scholarship
With her parents Chad and Sarah Clark (at left) looking on, Makayla Palm (middle, left) receives her framed award from Joyce Badertscher, lead analyst, Supply Chain Finance for The J.M. Smucker Co., (middle, right), while Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics (middle, back row); Sue Mullen, AU professional instructor of accounting and Institute of Management Accounts adviser; and Victoria Kaskey, AU associate professor of accounting and student adviser, (far right) look on.

3/23/18 ASHLAND, Ohio – Makayla Palm, an Ashland University junior majoring in accounting, was named The J.M. Smucker Co. Scholarship award winner for the academic year 2017-1018 at AU’s Student Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Meeting. Palm, a resident of Millersburg, is a 2016 graduate of West Holmes High School.

The $2,500 scholarship was presented to Palm by Joyce Badertscher, lead analyst, Supply Chain Finance, for The J.M. Smucker Co.

The J.M. Smucker Co. scholarship of $2,500 is awarded annually to a returning junior or senior Ashland University accounting or finance major with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Preference is given to those qualified students who have successfully completed an internship in the industry and are members of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) student chapter, Eagle Investment Group, or other student organizations at Ashland. The scholarship is above and beyond AU financial aid.

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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