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Category: Northern Colorado/Wyoming

October 7, 2020

Optimism Wins in New Partnership with Blue Federal Credit Union

At heart, Blue Federal Credit Union is optimistic, spending their time, money, and energy doing meaningful work that makes a difference for the community. In this unpredictable year, the company’s...

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September 17, 2020

State Farm Provides Funds and Volunteers for Junior Achievement Classrooms in Weld and Larimer Counties

Like a good neighbor, State Farm was there for Junior Achievement and its programs in Weld and Larimer counties in the springtime when schools began to close. The company contributed...

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February 6, 2020

The value of handshakes and hands-on education

David Haining teaches Severance High School students business and technology skills they need for the future No matter the changes in his life and career, David Haining has always been...

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November 19, 2019

Alternative school students surpass traditional school peers in JA Stock Market Challenge

At the Northern Colorado JA Stock Market Challenge, an enthusiastic and driven group of teens from Centennial High School defied all stereotypes and misconceptions of “alternative school kids” by taking...

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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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March 18, 2019

Northern Colorado School Counselor Expands JA Scope Throughout Rural Community

[caption id="attachment_17402" align="alignleft" width="250"] Middle school students from Greeley explore their simulated budgets at the JA Finance Park Rockies booth[/caption] [caption id="attachment_17403" align="alignright" width="150"] Courtney Fay, Chappelow K-8 Arts Magnet...

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March 4, 2019

Hands-On Activities at Otter Products Headquarters Help JA High School Students Become Career-Ready

[caption id="attachment_17316" align="alignleft" width="250"] Otter Products volunteers Paola Sera, Valerie Mireles and Stephanie Alas[/caption] Last week at the Otter Products headquarters in Fort Collins, a group of teenagers twirled green...

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May 1, 2018

Reaching Rural Students Requires Innovative Partnerships

By Elizabeth Winn,  JA District Director, Northern Colorado & Wyoming [caption id="attachment_14171" align="alignright" width="240"] JA District Director Elizabeth Winn[/caption] I’m a product of rural America (and a proud one at...

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