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June 20, 2013

Schrader Oil Co. Holds Tricycle Grand Prix to Benefit JA

Schrader Oil Co in Northern Colorado is celebrating its 75th year in business this summer with the first-ever Schrader Oil Grand Prix benefiting Junior Achievement. Sign up a team today!...

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June 19, 2013

JA Business Week: One Shining Moment

Junior Achievement (JA) announced the three winning student teams from its annual JA Business Week, a one-of-a-kind summer camp that lets high school students experience the business world, develop leadership...

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JA Business Week Winning Teams

Junior Achievement (JA) announced the three winning student teams from its annual JA Business Week, a one-of-a-kind summer camp that lets high school students experience the business world, develop leadership...

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June 14, 2013

“The energy in the room was truly miraculous”

[caption id="attachment_4688" align="alignleft" width="300"] JA Business Week students practice the fine art of networking[/caption] The afternoon before Mocktails started off with an empowering and captivating presentation about how to shape...

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June 13, 2013

JA Business Week students practice the fine art of networking

By Nina Asher, JA Business Week Student As we were taught throughout JA Business Week, networking is important to your success in a business and as a business person. We...

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June 12, 2013

2006 scholarship recipient has “come full circle”

[caption id="attachment_4657" align="alignleft" width="144"] Mick Mrozek at the 2012 Colorado Business Hall of Fame[/caption] After attending the annual JA Inspiration Scholarship Student Event this past week I was asked to...

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June 7, 2013

JA Business Week Project Descriptions

At JA Business Week, students work in teams of 10 to form student companies.  Under the leadership of a company adviser,  teams compete in one of three challenges for real companies....

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May 29, 2013

“I love seeing different concepts actually click”

Not only is Courtney Sipperley busy at Jackson National Life Insurance as an External Communications Specialist, but she is also busy coordinating volunteer involvement with Junior Achievement throughout the year....

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Helping Teachers be Successful in their Personal & Professional Lives

On June 10, 45 Denver-area educators are opting to postpone their well-earned summer vacations to take a class on personal financial literacy.  They are participating in the Junior Achievement (JA)...

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