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Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund Announces Fall Scholarship Recipients


Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund Provides Post-Secondary Scholarships for Children and Grandchildren of Bellisio Foods Employees

Jackson, OH Bellisio Foods is pleased to announce the 2019 fall scholarship recipients from the Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Fall 2019 scholarship recipients include Jacob Hoover of Jackson, OH and Payton Schultz of Minneapolis, MN.

The Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund was established in honor of Bellisio Foods founder, Jeno Paulucci. The Fund awards scholarships to children and grandchildren of Bellisio Foods employees pursuing post-secondary education. Recipients are selected based on character, community service, financial need, and academic performance and potential.

“Bellisio Foods is honored to support two promising students, who have shown incredible dedication,” said Joel Conner, executive chairman of Bellisio Foods. “We know how important post-secondary education is to the success of young people, which is why we’re committed to making education easier to access.”

Jacob Hoover is a 2019 graduate of Jackson High School in Jackson, OH. He is currently attending Shawnee State University, where he is pursuing electromechanical engineering. Jacob is the son of Harold Hoover, an employee of Bellisio Foods in Jackson.

Payton Schultz is a 2019 graduate of Chaska High School in Minneapolis, MN. She is currently attending the University of North Dakota, where she is majoring in marketing management. Payton is the daughter of Jennifer Schultz, an employee of Bellisio Foods in MN.

The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is pleased to partner with Bellisio Foods and others to support the educational pursuits of students in our region and beyond. The Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s people and communities by inspiring and supporting philanthropy.

A central part of this work is to support communities, in partnership with community partners like the Jackson County Community Foundation, across areas essential to community and regional quality of life.

The Bellisio Foods Scholarship Fund opens scholarship applications twice annually, once in the spring and again in the fall. To learn more about the Bellisio Foods Scholarship, as well as other scholarships FAO offers, please visit www.AppalachianOhio.org or call 740.753.1111.

About the Jackson County Community Foundation
Jackson County residents created the Jackson County Community Foundation Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. The JCCF was created to help residents give locally, ensuring Jackson County resources benefit Jackson’s citizens and communities. It establishes a collective resource for all those looking to support Jackson County’s current and future opportunities through charitable giving. More information can be found at www.AppalachianOhio.org/Jackson.

About the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is a regional community foundation serving the 32 counties of Appalachian Ohio. A 501(c)(3) public charity, the Foundation creates opportunities for Appalachian Ohio’s citizens and communities by inspiring and supporting philanthropy. For more information about FAO, visit www.AppalachianOhio.org.

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