AMA NEO Awards Scholarships

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American Marketing Association Northeast Ohio Chapter Awards Two Scholarships

AMA NEO Awards Baldwin Wallace, Malone University Students

Cleveland, OH – January 19, 2016 –The American Marketing Association Northeast Ohio Chapter (AMA NEO) has awarded two outstanding area students that “exemplify a keen understanding of marketing principles and the strategic application of those principles.” Presented by Avery Dennison, scholarships were awarded to Baldwin Wallace junior Heather Hammond and Malone University junior Marcus Moeller.

Hammond is a resident of Cuyahoga Falls and currently majors in marketing management at Baldwin Wallace. She is also an intern at American Greetings. Upon graduation, she plans to complete a one year MBA program at BW, and hopes to enter to social media marketing field. “I became aware of the scholarship through the BW financial aid office. I believe that my creativity, along with my real world experience, gives me a fresh new insight for business solutions,” Hammond says. “With these funds I will be able to continue my education through Baldwin-Wallace, receiving a bachelor’s and ultimately a master’s degree.”

Moeller hails from Canton and is currently double majoring in business administration and marketing at Malone University. He says that he hopes to end up as a chief marketing officer with a professional sports franchise. “I play varsity football at Malone University, and in general I am a very competitive and driven person,” Moeller says. “I was born and raised in Denmark, and I believe that having been raised in a different culture is a great benefit, and gives me a great foundation for coming up with new and innovative ideas.”

Each year, AMA NEO provides offers these scholarships and interested students can apply each fall at AMA NEO president Jennifer Norris says, “It’s a privilege that our professional organization is able to give back and invest in the future of our industry. As the leading professional services organization in the marketing industry in Northeast Ohio, we take the cultivation of marketing professionals, both current and future, very seriously and our amazing organization is proud to honor these amazing future professionals.”


Founded in 2016 as the merged Cleveland and Akron/Canton AMA Chapters, AMA NEO provides professional development and networking opportunities that serve to assist the growth and success of the Northeast Ohio marketing community. The American Marketing Association is the most relevant force and voice shaping marketing around the world. The professional development organization fosters a community for marketers and academics designed to inspire curiosity, debate and connection, and provides the tools, education and training needed to be more successful.


Heather Hammond


Marcus Moeller


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