Kimberly Baich Wins ACA's Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship from Missouri

Baich received $3,000 from the ACA International Education Foundation.

Jul 30, 2015, 10:22 ET from ACA International

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACA International, the association of credit and collection professionals, congratulates Kimberly Baich on being one of this year's winners of the ACA International Education Foundation's Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship. Baich is one of four scholarship recipients this year.

The ACA International Education Foundation awarded Baich $3,000. She is attending Southeast Missouri State University and pursuing a degree in Child Development studies.

Applicants for the Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship must be a current employee of a company affiliated with the collection industry or a dependent child of such. Baich's father, Kevin Baich, works for Day Knight & Associates, an ACA-member company in Ballwin, Mo.

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.

Cindy Sebrell
VP Public Affairs, ACA International

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