Category: Stock Market Challenge

June 2, 2021

JA’s Virtual Stock Market Simulation Fills Gap for Students Excited About GameStop and AMC

Screenshot of JA's custom-built Stock Market Simulation This past year has seen much volatility in the stock market. In January, we saw GameStop make seismic moves, and this week AMC...

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January 19, 2021

Alumnus Gains Career Direction from JA

Chase Ferdinandsen is a vice president and financial consultant with Charles Schwab in Lone Tree, Colorado. Back in the ninth grade in Evergreen, Colorado, like most students, he had little...

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March 6, 2020

Charles Schwab redefines “investment”

JA volunteers with Charles Schwab at 2019 JA Stock Market Challenge Whether they’re throwing strikes at Junior Achievement (JA) Bowl-A-Thon, hosting thousands high school students at the JA Stock Market...

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February 17, 2020

The Business of Giving Back: Empowering Employees

Through corporate social responsibility (CSR), companies can motivate, inspire, and give employees a deeper sense of purpose. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) partners are experts at employee engagement in the...

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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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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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August 15, 2019

Elijah’s Story

JA alumnus Elijah Janello says he owes a big portion of his success and his current role with Land Title Guarantee Company to JA. Prior to participating in JA, Elijah...

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January 3, 2019

Teamwork Skills From JA Are Long-Lasting

Junior Achievement- Rocky Mountain Alumnus and Inspiration Scholarship recipient, Isaac S. Solano, graduated from Denver’s North High School in 2009 and has continued to make JA proud as he follows...

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July 24, 2018

JA Business Week Has Lasting Impact on JA Alumnus

Nick Quinlan, JA Business Week volunteer, addresses the audience at the closing ceremony Major League Hacking senior partner Nick Quinlan says that JA Business Week "set the course for me...

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