Category: Events

November 11, 2019

Investing in the future at JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Wells Fargo

When Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) high school students learn the ins and outs of the global economy, they don’t sit idly in a classroom. They compete in an exciting, realistic...

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September 20, 2019

JA Student Entrepreneurs Take Home $100,000 Grand Prize at Denver Startup Week Pitch Competition

Two JA students brought home the grand prize at Denver Startup Week’s Pitch Competition on Thursday evening, winning a package including cash, products, and services valued at $100,000. High school...

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September 9, 2019

Meet the young entrepreneurs giving adults a run for their money

Nowhere is entrepreneurship more real and exciting for youth than at Denver Startup Week, weeklong event promoting innovation through workshops, presentations, sessions, networking and more. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA)...

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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 4, 2019

A Culture of Giving

[caption id="attachment_17520" align="alignright" width="700"] Justin (back, center) with JA Bowl-A-Thon teammates, the "Punch Pins"[/caption] For the eighth year in a row, Justin Nelson from SM Energy participated in Junior Achievement...

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March 25, 2019

Volunteering with JA offers young professional “an opportunity for self-growth”

[caption id="attachment_17481" align="alignleft" width="700"] Matt Aschermann (left) at a young professionals' networking event with JA Engage[/caption] Volunteers are the backbone of Junior Achievement (JA). They generously offer their time, passion,...

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February 25, 2019

JA and Broncos Empower Future Female Leaders

One hundred young women from Denver Public Schools attended the inaugural Girls Empowerment Summit, hosted by Denver Broncos Community Development, where they participated in Junior Achievement (JA) workshops on Personal...

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May 30, 2018

JA Bowl-A-Thon Coordinator Finds Unique Way to Impact Future

[caption id="attachment_16331" align="alignright" width="205"] Serena Valdivia[/caption] Supporting JA students doesn’t mean that you have to present JA programs in the classroom or volunteer at JA Finance Park. There are many...

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January 29, 2018

Pictures from the 2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame

One thousand attendees paid tribute to Colorado's distinguished business leaders at the unforgettable 29th annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame, presented by UMB Bank. The celebration was held on Jan....

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