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June 4, 2019

High Demand Spurs JA Expansion in Wyoming

[caption id="attachment_17872" align="alignleft" width="551"] JA high school students from Pine Bluffs, Wyoming[/caption] A lot more students in Wyoming ended the school year this year with sharpened financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and...

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May 30, 2019

State Farm and Junior Achievement Collaborate for Northern Colorado Youth

State Farm announced today that they are contributing $10,000 to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) to provide financial education programs to middle and high school students in Larimer and Weld counties...

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May 13, 2019

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Volunteer of the Year Award Nominees 2019

Each year, Junior Achievement invites the community to nominate volunteers for JA’s Volunteer of the Year Award. These individuals embrace the JA mission and go above and beyond to make...

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May 8, 2019

Former Teacher Reconnects with Her Passion through JA Company Partnership

JA volunteer and Lockton employee, Monique Auriemma (back, right), teaches JA in a Day to an elementary school class Monique Auriemma’s love for volunteering with Junior Achievement (JA) began in...

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How a Young Woman in Architecture Reimagined Her Potential

The spirit of entrepreneurship is guided by ingenuity, perseverance and an eagerness to learn – qualities that Junior Achievement (JA) alumna Shaian Gutierrez possesses wholeheartedly. Gutierrez participated in JA Business...

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May 6, 2019

4th Graders Get a Closer Look at Colorado Resources through Partnership with CRED

Junior Achievement’s fourth grade program introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. As students operate a mock hot dog stand,...

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Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Educator of the Year Award Nominees 2019

Each year, Junior Achievement invites the community to nominate educators for JA’s Educator of the Year Award. These individuals go out of their way to make the JA experience a...

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April 30, 2019

FirstBank Employees are “Banking for Good” Through JA Bowl-A-Thon

FirstBank is one of Junior Achievement’s (JA) champion supporters, instilling and implementing the “banking for good” principles through their community partnerships. Cleve Wortham, member of the JA board of directors...

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April 12, 2019

College Students Introduced to Civic Engagement through JA

[caption id="attachment_17650" align="alignright" width="500"] A JA volunteer from University of Colorado at Denver leads a hands-on activity with Emory Elementary School students[/caption] Learning about civic engagement in the University of...

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