Newsroom

Welcome to the Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. newsroom, an online tool for the most up-to-date information about the organizations, its publications and other offerings.

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. is committed to preparing young people to thrive in the 21st century workplace and global economy by inspiring a passion in free enterprise and entrepreneurship and instilling an understanding of personal financial literacy.

Requests from the news media for background information and/or interviews should be directed to Kim McGrigg at 303-260-6295. You can also download JA’s position papers.

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Recent News Stories

March 19, 2014
Denver Post: Business Execs Encourage Ethical Thinking Among Colorado Students

February 1, 2014
ColoradoBiz Magazine: Milestone event is cause for recalling stories of laureates who helped shape the state

January 13, 2014
Denver Post: Parents Play an Important Role in Personal Finance Education

November 7, 2013
9News: Wall Street Comes to the West for Area High Schools
Fox 31: JA Stock Market Challenge

November 4, 2013
Junior Achievement Taps Communications, High Tech Companies

October 4, 2013
Denver Business Journal: FirstBank’s Tilton Honored

September 26, 2013
Vail Daily: Future entrepreneurs benefit from JA program 

August 19, 2013
5280: Get Involved

August 1, 2013
Comcast Newsmakers: Volunteering with Junior Achievement at the high school level

July 11, 2013
Denver Business Journal: Casell Randall turns farm roots into urban career

June 21, 2013
Coloradoan: Financial Park Gives Fort Collins students real world experience in financial planning

May 2, 2013
Denver Herald Dispatch: CenturyLink Employees Volunteer for ‘JA in a Day’

April 17, 2013
Young Clothing Designer Hopes to be the Next Mondo

April 16, 2013
Longmont Times-Call: Fall River Third Graders Begin Building Junior Achievement ‘City’

March 13, 2013
Our Littleton News: Kids “Go Fish” for business sense

February 6, 2013
The Villager: Colorado Business Hall of Fame Inducts 2013 Laureates

February 2, 2013
Forbes: NFL Honors Highlights the NFL’s Award-Winning Players & Partnerships

February 1, 2013
Park Hill News: Proactive Career Planning at East High School

January 18, 2013
9News: January 9Who Care honoree: Leroy Holm

January 7, 2013
Denver Post: 5 Ways to Teach Kids to be Money Smart

January 1, 2013
ColoradoBiz Magazine: Colorado Business Hall of Fame 2013

December 13, 2012
The Villager: South metro high school students dominate in JA Stock Market Challenge

November 27, 2012
9News: Preventing suicide through entrepreneurship

November 26, 2012
Colorado Public Radio: Buy Low, Sell High

November 2012
Colorado Parent Magazine: Teens Focus on the Future

November 2012
ColoradoBiz Magazine: JA Receives Top Company Award

October 19, 2012
DBJ: Robin Wise dedicates 20 years as CEO of Junior Achievement

October 9, 2012
DBJ: Colorado Business Hall of Fame honorees named

August 28, 2012
9News: Local students hope “Big Bang Berry” is a smash

August 17, 2012
Fox 31: Junior Achievement Program

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