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JA Programs Begin in Baird, Texas
Blog from JA USA

 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Junior Achievement (JA) is very proud of our economic education programs focused in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Still, we are quick to acknowledge that what makes Junior Achievement special is the use of local volunteers in local schools in order to empower the future! Kelley McLaughlin is no exception.Kelley...

Junior Achievement, Citi Foundation and OneMain Financial Offer Teens New Online Experience to Explore Their Futures
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

This article was originally posted on the official site of?Junior Achievement USA?, www.ja.org .Colorado Springs, CO - Junior Achievement USA? (JA) unveiled an online experience today that is a one-stop shop for teens and...

JA of Abilene Awards $88,000 Among 15 Big Country Students
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Pictured: JA Scholarship recipients from Clyde High School Preston Loudermilk & Allison Watson with JA of Abilene Executive Director Evan Simmons following the 2015 Clyde High School Award Ceremony.This post originally appeared in the Abilene Reporter News .ABILENE, Texas - Junior...

JA Thanks Hero for Memorial Day
Blog from JA USA

 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Junior Achievement likes to think of all of our volunteers as heroes , but it is really special when a true hero walks into a classroom with JA. Every day, men and women risk their lives to preserve the values our nation holds dear. It is very special when they also volunteer their time to empower the...

JA Teen Volunteer Teaches Work Readiness Skills
Blog from JA USA

 By Cassie Benzinger
Work Readiness

The typical teenager is more concerned about having a date for homecoming than diving into business books. But not Cameron Wall. Monail Cole, volunteer and program manager at Junior Achievement of Middle America in Kansas City, Mo., shared Cameron's story. Cameron had a JA program in elementary school and then he returned to Junior Achievement to teach JA Our Region to a fourth grade class. Here...

Big Country "JA Kid" Returns to Junior Achievement as JA Volunteer & Board Member
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

It has likely been quite some time since someone described Josh Greer as akid. A 1998 graduate of Wylie High School, Josh is now the Lead Account Executive for Major Accounts at Abilene Reporter-News. While at Wylie Middle School, Josh received a Junior Achievement program and has since become a JA volunteer and recently joined the Junior Achievement of Abilene Board of Directors (Fall 2014)....

Former JA Scholarship Recipient Says "Thank You"
Blog from JA USA

 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Each year, Junior Achievement of Abilene is thrilled to offer multiple scholarships to area high school graduates who had received Junior Achievement programming during their high school career. In 2010, Junior Achievement of Abilene was excited to offer ACU-bound Abilene High School graduate Travis Kern with a $6,000 scholarship paid over four years. Five years later, Travis is motivated to say...

Meet Misti Collier - 2014 JA of Abilene's Volunteer of the Year
Blog from JA USA

 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Over 200 adults volunteer their time each year with nearly 5,000 students in the public school classrooms of 6 Big Country school districts by teaching Junior Achievement's principles of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. By sharing their personal and professional experiences and skills with students, volunteers help students understand the skills they will need to succeed...

Corona Queens Teen Has $10,000 Reasons to Give Thanks at the Junior Achievement of New York Annual Dinner
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 By Cassie Benzinger
Work Readiness

[Junior Achievement of New York Annual Awards Dinner]A Corona, Queens student has $10,000 reasons to give thanks this coming holiday season. On Tuesday, Nov. 18, Joseph Hernandez, a 12th grade student at the Academy of Finance and Enterprise high school, received a $10,000 Student of the Year Scholarship Award to support his college dreams at the 2014 Junior Achievement of New York Annual Awards...

JA Volunteer's Extraordinary Effort Recognized with a Gold Leadership Award
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 By Cassie Benzinger
Work Readiness

In the past 20 years, JA volunteer Chuck Siemen has...



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