The JA spirit is easy to recognize

May 26, 2016 8:16 pm

Each year, JA-Rocky Mountain awards college scholarships to graduating seniors who embody the JA Spirit. I can’t even begin to describe how amazing these young people are – it is truly one of the most rewarding things we do. Over the years, I’ve been asked to define the “JA Spirit” and all I can say… Read More



Charles Bogenberger’s JA volunteerism leads to professional opportunity

May 26, 2016 6:33 pm

Seated in a dark room surrounded by teenagers, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) volunteer Charles Bogenberger listened intently to the JA Business Week speaker from Arrow Electronics. And, as he listened, Charles found himself moved and inspired by Arrow’s commitment to corporate social responsibility. Fast forward two years, and Charles, an engineer and MBA graduate, finds… Read More



DaVita Healthcare Partners and JA create Pathways to Success

May 26, 2016 6:11 pm

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Right? But what if you don’t know what steps to take to get to your desired destination? Or, worse yet, what if you don’t have a destination at all? Kidney care company DaVita Healthcare Partners partnered with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) to develop JA… Read More



JA Alumni share their advice for high school graduates

April 30, 2016 4:57 pm

They’ve received their high school diplomas and are traveling down their individual paths to further education, career success and future happiness. So, what nuggets of knowledge and words of wisdom do JA Inspiration Scholarship recipients have for graduating seniors? Here’s a sampling of their advice. “Always strive to do things that are past your comfort zone,… Read More



Comcast and JA help students understand global business

April 28, 2016 8:50 pm

We live in a global economy. In fact, some of America’s largest brands, including Apple, Google, Coca-Cola, Microsoft and Starbucks, are companies that grew from humble beginnings in the United States to become global powerhouses. Globalization often is a vital component of today’s business landscape, and Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA), is proud to partner with… Read More



Advice for graduates: poke holes in the darkness

April 28, 2016 8:09 pm

Spring is a time for new beginnings, which is certainly true for the 2016 graduates who are about to step into the “real world.” If you could give advice to these young people who are about to embark on the next chapter of their lives, what would it be? I’ve thought about this question a… Read More



Volunteer Sarah Saltzman’s passion for JA stands the test of time

April 28, 2016 7:41 pm

During her ten years of volunteer service to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA), Sarah Saltzman, Payroll Administrator for SM Energy, has taught nearly every grade level from Kindergarten through 12th grade. She has taught the traditional JA program as well as JA in a Day, and has served as a valued volunteer for JA Finance Park and… Read More



The power of practical hope

March 28, 2016 5:52 pm

For years, I’ve gotten caught up in the spirit of March Madness. And, it never fails that after the crowning of the National Champion I get a lump in my throat watching the “One Shining Moment” tournament highlights video sung by that legend Luther Vandross. It seems that whether or not people were basketball fans… Read More



Thank You Volunteers!

March 25, 2016 3:55 pm

Volunteers embody the heart of JA. Thank you for being part of our JA family!





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