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JA at Lee Elementary School
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 By Evan Simmons
Corporate Responsibility

In the spring of 2015, the Junior Achievement of Abilene Board of Directors established a goal: "Junior Achievement is going to lead a movement that will help students who attend elementary schools with a high population of economically disadvantaged students in Abilene ISD to learn how to build their own future." The first manifestation toward achieving this lofty goal was to get on one such...

First Financial Bank Provides a New Way to "Do" JA
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 By Evan Simmons
Financial Literacy

Students from Abilene High School and Cooper High School will receive a real treat in March. All AP Government and Economics students from Abilene Independent School District's largest high schools are invited to participate in JA's newest implementation model: Reverse JA in a...

JA Scholarship Student Highlight - Maggie Branch
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Junior Achievement (JA) is excited to reward area students each school year with scholarship opportunities. This past year, JA of Abilene provided 15 students with a sum of $88,000 in scholarship awards . We look forward to introducing the 2015 scholarship recipients through this JA Blog series called "JA Scholarship Student Highlight" during the 2015 - 2016 school...

Empower a Young Person to Dream
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

This post is written by JA of Abilene Executive Director, Evan Simmons, ?and was originally published on September 3, 2015. It has been updated as of January 26, 2016.People often ask me ?what is Junior Achievement?? My quick response is that Junior Achievement (JA) is a non-profit organization seeking to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy through volunteer delivered...

JA Programs Begin in Baird, Texas
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Junior Achievement (JA) is very proud of our economic education programs focused in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Still, we are quick to acknowledge that what makes Junior Achievement special is the use of local volunteers in local schools in order to empower the future! Kelley McLaughlin is no exception.Kelley...

Junior Achievement, Citi Foundation and OneMain Financial Offer Teens New Online Experience to Explore Their Futures
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

This article was originally posted on the official site of?Junior Achievement USA?, www.ja.org .Colorado Springs, CO - Junior Achievement USA? (JA) unveiled an online experience today that is a one-stop shop for teens and...

JA of Abilene Awards $88,000 Among 15 Big Country Students
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Pictured: JA Scholarship recipients from Clyde High School Preston Loudermilk & Allison Watson with JA of Abilene Executive Director Evan Simmons following the 2015 Clyde High School Award Ceremony.This post originally appeared in the Abilene Reporter News .ABILENE, Texas - Junior...

JA Thanks Hero for Memorial Day
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

Junior Achievement likes to think of all of our volunteers as heroes , but it is really special when a true hero walks into a classroom with JA. Every day, men and women risk their lives to preserve the values our nation holds dear. It is very special when they also volunteer their time to empower the...

JA Teen Volunteer Teaches Work Readiness Skills
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 By Cassie Benzinger
Work Readiness

The typical teenager is more concerned about having a date for homecoming than diving into business books. But not Cameron Wall. Monail Cole, volunteer and program manager at Junior Achievement of Middle America in Kansas City, Mo., shared Cameron's story. Cameron had a JA program in elementary school and then he returned to Junior Achievement to teach JA Our Region to a fourth grade class. Here...

Big Country "JA Kid" Returns to Junior Achievement as JA Volunteer & Board Member
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 By Evan Simmons
Work Readiness

It has likely been quite some time since someone described Josh Greer as akid. A 1998 graduate of Wylie High School, Josh is now the Lead Account Executive for Major Accounts at Abilene Reporter-News. While at Wylie Middle School, Josh received a Junior Achievement program and has since become a JA volunteer and recently joined the Junior Achievement of Abilene Board of Directors (Fall 2014)....



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