An Ashland University student has been awarded the 2012-2013 Business Advisory Council Endowed Scholarship, valued at $1,000. Alicia Casselberry, a business management major and marketing minor, received the award based on her academic success, a letter of interest, her resume and three letters of reference. She was chosen out of 21 other eligible students, all of which have achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher.
The Business Advisory Council Endowed Scholarship, established in 2006, is annually awarded to a full-time business or economics major in his or her senior year. The recipient is determined at the fall 2012 Business Advisory Council Meeting which was hosted this year on Oct. 11. To be eligible for the award, students must demonstrate leadership in the Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business & Economics, as well as on the Ashland University campus and within the local community.
Casselberry not only maintains high academic standards, but also functions as the marketing coordinator for Annette’s Victorian Garden in Ashland and works at the Ashland University Recreational Center in the intramural programs. She has been active on the Ashland University club volleyball team, is the treasurer for Alpha Lambda Delta, a member of the Eagle Eye Marketing organization and an inductee of Delta Mu Delta. She spends time volunteering in the community in several ways, including at the cat sanctuary and by making blankets for children in the hospital.
Originally from Norwalk, Ohio, Alicia is the daughter of Ed and Cindy Casselberry. She plans to graduate in the spring of 2014.
Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) 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.