For additional information, contact
Virginia Boehringer, ASBO International
[email protected], 866.682.2729 x7069


Reston, VA – May 14, 2014 – The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is proud to honor 131 school districts with the prestigious Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for the 2013/2014 budget year.

The MBA program, sponsored by Voya Financial™, promotes and recognizes excellence in school budget presentation and enhances school business officials’ skills in developing, analyzing, and presenting a school district’s budget.

As recipients of the MBA, these school districts have demonstrated excellence in budget presentation through understandable and clear budget guidelines, cutting-edge budget practices, short- and long-term goals, sound fiscal management practices, and professional growth for the school district’s budget staff.

Awarded districts receive an award plaque and certificate as well as recognition in national and local media. Recipients also benefit from enhanced credibility with their school board and community.

For more information about the MBA, visit

Voya Financial™
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About ASBO International
Founded in 1910, the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is an educational association that supports school business professionals. ASBO International is committed to providing programs, services, and a global network that promote the highest standards of school business management, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources. For more information about ASBO International, visit

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