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


RESTON, VA – June 26, 2014—The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is proud to announce the Pathway to the MBA recipients for the 2013/2014 budget year.

Donna Independent School District, Donna, TX

Leyden Community High School District 212, Franklin Park, IL

Oak Lawn Hometown School District 123, Oak Lawn, IL

Octorara Area School District, Atglen, PA

The Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) and the Pathway to the MBA, sponsored by Voya Financial™, promote and recognize excellence in school budget presentation and enhance school business officials’ skills in developing, analyzing, and presenting a school district’s budget. New in 2013, the Pathway to the MBA introduces school districts to MBA budgeting criteria, easing them into full MBA compliance. 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 and Pathway to the MBA, visit

Voya Financial™
Voya Financial™ (NYSE: VOYA), which has rebranded from ING U.S., is composed of premier retirement, investment, and insurance companies serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States. The company’s vision is to be America’s Retirement Company™ and its guiding principle is centered on solving the most daunting financial challenge facing Americans today—retirement readiness. Working directly with clients and through a broad group of fina ncial intermediaries, independent producers, affiliated advisors and dedicate d sales specialists, Voya™ provides a comprehensive portfolio of asset accumulation, asset protection, and asset distribution products and services. With a dedicated workforce of approximately 7,000 employees, Voya™ is grounded in a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible—one person, one family, one institution at a time. For more information, visit

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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