2018 Business Excellence Scholarship Award

Day Ketterer Announces 2018 Business Excellence
Scholarship Award Essay Contest

January 11, 2018 – Day Ketterer announced its annual Business Excellence Award Scholarship contest is now open for essay submission. The scholarship is designed to acknowledge the important role business plays in the community and the nation. It is also intended to encourage students to advance their business and leadership skills, with the goal of contributing to the local business community upon graduation from college. The scholarship will be awarded to the essay winner at the Canton Regional Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards banquet, on May 1, 2018.

Scholarship Amount: $2,000

Criteria & Submission Details:

  • Strong academic achievement.
  • Currently enrolled as a Stark County high school senior, any Stark County high school graduate, currently enrolled in a college or university, or any high school graduate currently enrolled in a Stark County college or university.
  • 500-1000 word original essay entitled: "The Proper Role of Government in the Regulation of U.S. Business."
  • Candidate must be a Stark County resident.
  • Candidate must be available to attend the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Business Excellence Awards on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
  • Employees, spouses, and family members of Day Ketterer Ltd. and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce are not eligible to apply.
  • A one-time (non-renewable) scholarship will be awarded to the winner.
  • The one-time scholarship can be used for tuition, room, board, textbooks, or other educational expenses at any university or college in the United States.  The check will be sent directly to the college of the winner to be applied to the designated expense. 
  • The application deadline is 8 a.m. EST, Friday, March 9, 2018.  

Please email your essay, in a Word or PDF format, along with a copy of your most current transcript, to khitesman@dayketterer.com by the March 9 deadline. Please note: all essays and transcripts will be confidential. The winner will be notified on, or before, April 6, 2018. The winner, and a parent or guardian, will attend the Canton Regional Chamber’s Business Excellence Award dinner on May 1 as Day Ketterer’s guests. During the dinner and awards banquet, the scholarship winner will be formally announced.

Contact Kristy Hitesman with any questions regarding the scholarship at khitesman@dayketterer.com or 330.458.2034.