Category: News

March 24, 2020

2020 JA-Rocky Mountain Educator & Volunteer of the Year Award Nominees, presented by TIAA

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) invites the community to nominate educators and volunteers for the JA Educator of the Year Award and JA Volunteer of the Year Award,...

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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 18, 2019

Junior Achievement Welcomes Kelly Latterman as Routt County District Manager

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain is thrilled to welcome Kelly Latterman as its new District Manager for Routt County.  A Steamboat resident, Latterman will work directly with local schools and oversee Junior...

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September 13, 2019

Twenty-five years of leadership and learning with JA-Rocky Mountain Executive Vice President, Kristi Shaffer

Kristi Shaffer, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) Executive Vice President, wakes up every morning at 4. She’s the first to arrive at her workout class, then she walks into the...

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June 19, 2019

2019 JA Volunteer, Advocate, and Educator Award Recipients

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) formally recognizes outstanding JA champions who embrace the JA mission and go above and beyond to make JA a positive and powerful experience for...

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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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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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February 14, 2019

Volunteering for JA Is Not Only Fulfilling, It’s Also A Life Hack For Future Employment

In a competitive job market, you have to prove your uniqueness, because a standout resume demands more than education and work experience. Volunteering can set you apart from your competitors,...

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April 4, 2016

Survey reveals disconnect in college financial planning; JA resources designed to help

When it comes to planning for college, many young people are unprepared and ill-advised. While many plan to pursue higher education, a large percentage of high school students are clueless...

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