Bob Shearer Honored by Walsh University with a Distinguished Service Medal

Published: Monday, April 30, 2012

Brewster, Ohio: Robert J (Bob) Shearer, Chairman and CEO of Shearer's Foods, Inc., was honored by Walsh University on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at the University's 49th Annual Commencement Ceremony in North Canton, Ohio. Walsh University is an independent, coeducational Catholic, liberal arts and sciences institution. With a student body of over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Walsh successfully combines the personal attention of a small college with the academic resources of a young university. 

Mr. Shearer received a Distinguished Service Medal, which is awarded to those who have rendered distinguished professional or voluntary service to others within the national, regional or local community. He graduated from Walsh University in 1974 with a degree in Finance. 

Mr. Shearer was honored in May 2010 with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Lake Erie College for his outstanding acts of volunteerism and philanthropy.