Elyria, OH – The Ross Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce that Julia Bestor, daughter of Donald Bestor, a truck driver for Ross Transportation Services, Inc., was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Ross/Cromling Scholarship.
Julia is in her second year at Mount Vernon Nazarene University where she is majoring in biology. She plans to continue her education to become an optometrist. Julia is in the Honors Program at Mount Vernon and was named to the Dean’s List during her freshman year.
Julia, who resides in Elyria, has maintained a 4.0 GPA at Mount Vernon. Home schooled while in high school, she was an outstanding volleyball player and was on the OCSAA state championship volleyball teams in 2011 and 2013. In addition, she was a volunteer volleyball coach with Junior Olympics and other youth programs. In the summers she works at an eye clinic to continue to gain experience in her chosen career field.
The Ross/Cromling Scholarship is awarded annually by the Ross Foundation, Inc. The scholarship fund was created by associates of the Ross companies to provide college funding to children and grandchildren of associates of the Ross companies (Ross Environmental Services, Inc., Ross Incineration Services, Inc. and Ross Transportation Services, Inc.) Funds for the scholarships are generated through associate fundraisers and donations.
Scholarship recipients are selected by a Scholarship Selection Committee that includes five people representing community groups including: the Eaton Township Trustees, the Grafton/Midview Public Library, the Midview Local School District, the local First Merit Bank branch and Lorain County Community College.