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July 30, 2013

“Third Grade Rocks! The students still think we’re cool.”

David Scarbeary believes that the third grade Junior Achievement (JA) program, Our City, is an important step for students to understand how to listen to their passion and understand their...

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July 23, 2013

Junior Achievement Operations Win International Awards for Innovation

Seven Junior Achievement operations, including Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc., won 2013 MetLife Foundation  Entrepreneurial Awards, including grants of $25,000 each, for outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship. Junior Achievement of the Upper...

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July 22, 2013

JA Inspiration Scholarship Recipient CJ Manning

JA Inspiration Scholarships are awarded to JA students who embody the JA spirit and show great promise in their futures.  During a reception at the Denver Country Club on June...

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July 8, 2013

“JA has given me invaluable life lessons”

JA Student Madeline Bruno My JA experience began in elementary school, where dedicated volunteers engaged our classroom in fun and meaningful lessons focused on business education. I imagine teaching elementary school...

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June 26, 2013

Jessica Mason Empowers Teenagers at JA Business Week

Jessica Mason What happens when you mix 13 diverse high school teenagers from across Colorado with one adult volunteer mentor and ask them to complete a team project by the...

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Entrepreneurial Summit

By Mia Voss of the Mia Connect As a first-time participant in JA Business Week, I was anticipating great things. But I had no idea how life-changing it would be! Beginning...

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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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