MINNEAPOLIS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACA International Education Foundation today announces that Austin Kemper of Jefferson City, Mo. has been awarded a $1,000 Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship to help support his post-secondary education.
Honoring the memories of Robert E. Loomer and Irvin "Dempsey" Mortenson, the Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship is available annually to employees of the credit and collections industry and members of their family.
A total of three winners, including Austin, were selected from a national pool of more than 20 applicants based on criteria including a consumer financial literacy essay. The two other 2012 Loomer-Mortenson recipients are Shea Nolan of Suwanee, Ga. and Emily Warnes of Battle Ground, Wash.
Founded in 1995, ACA International Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization focused on promoting consumer financial literacy. It is the philanthropic arm of ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals. In addition to the Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship, the Foundation created and promotes www.askdoctordebt.org, a valuable resource for consumers on debt collection and their rights.
For more information on the Foundation and Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship, visit www.acainternational.org/foundation.
Contact: Mark Schiffman (952) 259-2124
SOURCE ACA International