Michael Jessberger has been awarded a Verizon Foundation scholarship for the 2011-12 school year.

Michael Jessberger has been awarded a Verizon Foundation scholarship for the 2011-12 school year.

Jessberger is a graduate of New Albany High School. He plans to attend The Ohio State University and pursue a degree in business information systems.

The scholarship program is open to children and dependents of Verizon employees. Recipients are selected based on financial need, academic achievement and extracurricular activities. Scholarships are renewable for three years and have a total value of $20,000.