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Reston, VA – December 11, 2015 – The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is proud to honor 137 school districts with the prestigious Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for the 2014–2015 budget year.

The MBA, sponsored by Voya Financial, Inc.® promotes and recognizes excellence in school budget presentation and enhances school business officials’ skills in developing, analyzing, and presenting a school system budget.

As recipients of the MBA, these school districts have demonstrated excellence in budget presentation through understandable and clear budget guidelines and practices; short- and long-term goals; sound fiscal management practices; and professional growth for the school district’s budget staff. School districts receive an award plaque and certificate as well as recognition in national and local media. They also benefit from enhanced credibility with their school boards and communities.

For more information about ASBO International’s MBA, including a list of recipients, visit

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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 the association, visit

About Voya Financial®
Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA), is a premier retirement, investment and insurance company serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States. With a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible—one person, one family, one institution at a time—Voya's vision is to be America's Retirement Company. A Fortune 500 company, Voya is committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible—Voya has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies, by the Ethisphere Institute, and as one of the Top Green Companies in the U.S., by Newsweek magazine. For more information, visit or view the company's 2014 annual report.