"Project GRAD Akron encouraged me to be myself and not fit the mold. I was given the tools to further my education while defying stereotypes. Knowing I will always have someone who has my best interest at heart, while encouraging me to be successful, is a great feeling."
- Ja'Nessa Burnette
Ja’Nessa, a 2014 Project GRAD Akron Scholar and Buchtel graduate, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 2017 from Ohio Northern University. She is currently a graduate student at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio.
In May, Ja'Nessa will obtain her Masters of Science degree in Accounting. In June, she will begin an accounting position with Marathon Petroleum.