Category: Students

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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October 3, 2019

JA Programming at Denver Startup Week Empowers Young Minds, Provides Fulfilling Experience for Volunteers

Nowhere is entrepreneurship more real and exciting for youth than at Denver Startup Week. One of the highlights of the week was the Denver Startup Week Youth Pass – Early...

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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 9, 2019

Meet the young entrepreneurs giving adults a run for their money

Nowhere is entrepreneurship more real and exciting for youth than at Denver Startup Week, weeklong event promoting innovation through workshops, presentations, sessions, networking and more. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA)...

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July 15, 2019

Not Your Average Summer Camp

JA Venture Academy Students There is no “typical” Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week student because there is no typical entrepreneur. By its very definition, entrepreneurship requires new ways of thinking...

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June 24, 2019

Grand County Kids Are Ready to Join the Hospitality & Tourism Workforce

Middle Park High School took a tour of C Lazy U Ranch through a JA program It’s no secret that the scenic mountain landscape makes the Rocky Mountain region a...

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June 12, 2019

Wells Fargo to Support Junior Achievement Statewide

DENVER (June 12, 2019) –Junior Achievement and Wells Fargo today announced they are expanding their partnership statewide to support classrooms across Colorado. The company is donating $125,000 to JA, benefitting...

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June 4, 2019

High Demand Spurs JA Expansion in Wyoming

JA high school students from Pine Bluffs, Wyoming A lot more students in Wyoming ended the school year this year with sharpened financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and 21st century work skills....

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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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