Category: Northern Colorado/Wyoming

May 1, 2018

Reaching Rural Students Requires Innovative Partnerships

By Elizabeth Winn,  JA District Director, Northern Colorado & Wyoming JA District Director Elizabeth Winn I’m a product of rural America (and a proud one at that). I grew up...

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March 27, 2018

New York Life Supports Financial Literacy in Rural Colorado

Rural education in Colorado is facing significant challenges. A primary concern, as noted in Colorado Governor Hickenlooper’s 2018 State of the State address, is the growing shortage of educators in...

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May 1, 2017

State Farm Empowers Youth in Northern Colorado

Thanks to a recent grant of $15K from State Farm, an increasing number of K-12 students in Larimer and Weld counties in Northern Colorado will benefit from JA programs. “We...

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October 9, 2015

JA Trap Tournament

JA held its first ever Trap Tournament on Oct. 2, 2015 at the Longmeadow Game Resort and Event Center in Wiggins, CO. Eleven teams participated in this unique fundraiser. Congratulations...

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April 29, 2015

“Through JA, I can empower a young person”

Nicole Staudinger’s first experience with Junior Achievement dates back nearly 15 years. As a new officer for FirstBank, Nicole was introduced to Junior Achievement through the JA Bowl-A-Thon. She started...

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February 25, 2015

“I found my niche”

Charles McCarthy found his place in Junior Achievement while talking with a friend, Bob Yager. Bob challenged Charlie with the simple task to “teach the kids.” Bob invited Charlie to...

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June 15, 2014

Northern Colorado JA Bowl-A-Thon Raised a Record $80,000

More than 575 participants from more than 60 companies hit the lanes to help Junior Achievement (JA) provide financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurial programs to local students. The Northern...

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