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 home the first place trophy. Centennial High School fosters a unique setting for a diverse range of non-traditional learners who might not have the opportunity… Read More
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 simulation of the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, trading and cheering throughout the high-energy game with teammates from their schools. The Fall 2019… Read More
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 and his friends didn’t think about money or how important money would be to their future. They hadn’t even considered it. “Going to JA Stock… Read More
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 his passion for education, through education. Following high school, Solano earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Chicano and… Read More
Major League Hacking senior partner Nick Quinlan says that JA Business Week “set the course for me to succeed and gave me a basis to excel in the professional world.” From 2007 to 2010 Quinlan attended JA Business Week, excelling at activities like the Spoonbender Challenge and the Mocktails networking event. He also participated in… Read More
The JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Bank of America, is an innovative, interactive, high-tech event where students experience two months of simulated trading condensed into two hours of excitement. The frenetic atmosphere ensures urgent and intense trading to simulate a real trading floor guaranteeing students a Wall Street-style learning experience.