LANSING, Mich., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals, is proud to announce Katie Jennings as the first-place recipient of the ACA International Education Foundation's Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship.
Jennings will receive a $5,000 scholarship. She attends Western Michigan University, where she is currently studying bio-medical sciences.
Jennings comes from a family of collectors. Her father, Barry Jennings, works at American Profit Recovery in Rochester, Mich. To be eligible for the Loomer-Morton Scholarship, applicants must be employed at a company affiliated with the collection or a dependent child of an industry employee.
This year's scholarship recipients were selected based on their cumulative grade point average and a 2- to 3-page essay on the topic on the value of consumer credit to our nation's economy. Scholarship recipients must enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours at an accredited college, university, vocational-technical college or community college within 12 months following receipt of the award.
ACA International (ACA), the association of credit and collection professionals, is the largest membership organization in the credit and collection industry. Founded in 1939, ACA brings together third-party collection agencies, law firms, asset buying companies, creditors and vendor affiliates, representing tens of thousands of industry professionals. ACA produces a wide variety of products, services and publications, including educational and compliance-related information; and articulates the value of the credit and collection industry to businesses, policymakers and consumers. www.acainternational.org.
VP Public Affairs, ACA International
SOURCE ACA International