ACA International Education Foundation last week announced the 2013 winners of the Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship, which is awarded to three post-secondary bound students.

First place winner Taylor Lutz of Lancaster, Pa. will receive a $3,000 scholarship. Lutz, a graduate of Hempfield High School will attend the University of South Carolina. The other two recipients, Michael Craig of Fort Mitchell, Ky and Neil David Jones of Cincinnati, Ohio will each receive $1,000. Craig is a graduate of Beechwood High School will attend the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.  Jones is a graduate of St. Xavier High School and will attend the University of Notre Dame.

“ACA International Education Foundation is pleased to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the 2013 Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship recipients and proud help support their academic pursuits,” said Chairman Chris Wunder.

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.  This year’s winners were selected from a pool of more than 70 applicants based on several criteria, including an essay about consumer financial literacy.

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, a valuable resource for consumers on debt collection and their rights.

For more information on the Foundation and Loomer-Mortenson Scholarship, please visit

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