Fairlawn Native and AU Student Awarded The J.M. Smucker Co. Annual Scholarship

Fairlawn Native and Ashland University Student Awarded The J.M. Smucker Co. Annual Scholarship
With her parents by her side, AU senior Mila Ostich (in the center) receives a framed award after being named The J.M. Smucker Co. Scholarship award winner for the academic year 2018-2019. Those standing with her are (l-r) Sue Mullen, AU professional instructor of accounting; Joyce Carpenter, manager of Coffee Finance for The J.M. Smucker Co.; father Michael Ostich; Mila Ostich; mother LaMar Ostich; AU Associate Dean for the College of Business and Economics Ray Jacobs; and Victoria Kaskey, AU associate professor of accounting.


3/1/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – Mila Ostich, an Ashland University senior majoring in accounting with a minor in finance and business administration, was named The J.M. Smucker Co. Scholarship award winner for the academic year 2018-2019 at AU’s Student Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Meeting.

Ostich, a resident of Fairlawn, Ohio, is a 2016 graduate of Copley High School. The $2,500 scholarship was presented to Ostich by Joyce Carpenter, manager of Coffee Finance, for The J.M. Smucker Co. Ostich will graduate in May 2019.

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, which has been ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) 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. ###