Monthly News from Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain. eDividends monthly news from JA.
JSEP students working on rocket design activity
The Business of Space: Teens Develop 'Mission to Mars' Business Plan

JA partnered with the Space Foundation and Lockheed Martin last month to provide STEM School Highlands Ranch students the opportunity to develop a business plan for a mission to Mars.

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JA and Western Union Honor Teacher of the Year for International Women's Day

Western Union Foundation visited with local teacher Hilary Wimmer, JA champion and state Teacher of the Year. Watch what happens when she receives surprise messages from her students.

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Mariano Vasquez-Hernandez and student
Behind the scenes, this school's office manager builds bridges in the community
A JA Educator Recognition Story, Presented by TIAA

In celebration of JA's 10-year anniversary working with Coronado Hills Elementary School, we're proud to shine the spotlight on Mariano Vazquez-Hernandez and the impact he's made on students, families and their communities.

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Charles Schwab volunteers at JA Stock Market Challenge

Charles Schwab Redefines 'Investment'

Whether they're throwing strikes at JA Bowl-A-Thon, hosting thousands of high school students at JA Stock Market Challenge, or volunteering in schools, Charles Schwab brings enthusiasm to all their JA activities.

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JA Student Who Won Denver Startup Week Competition Encourages Others to Attend JA Business Week

Melanie Zhou, who earlier this year won the grand prize at Denver Startup Week valued at $100,000, began her journey to entrepreneurship at JA Business Week. Watch how she got it all started.

JA Business Week is available to 9-12 grade students and will take place June 7-12, 2020.  Apply by March 20 and you'll receive a $50 early bird discount!

College students are invited to apply for the JA Business Week internship to provide administrative and operational support before and during the program.
Visit our website for the full job description.

JA student wearing a button that reads "tax

You Can Now Donate to JA Directly On Your State Tax Return

Now you can donate some or all of your state tax refund to JA directly on your return! On your tax return or software, look for the prompt to Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit and use our registration number 2004300226.

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JA Inspiration Scholar Jane Ly accepts her award
JA Inspiration Scholarship application due April 3

The JA Inspiration Scholarship is awarded to JA-Rocky Mountain high school seniors who embody the JA spirit and show great promise in their futures. Each chosen applicant will receive a one-time college scholarship between $1,000 and $5,000.

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Welcome JA board members!
Welcome to our new JA Board Members: Dru S. Chiesa from U.S. Bank, Jeff Knowlton from Sage Hospitality Group, Rahul Magan from Charles Schwab, and Vivek Choudhury from Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. Thank you for your leadership and commitment to serving our community's kids!
Judith Wagner at the 2020 Colorado Business Hall of Fame
Nominate an outstanding individual for the Colorado Business Hall of Fame

The Colorado Business Hall of Fame host committee is accepting nominations for future laureates. Do you know of an inspiring leader whose business excellence impacted Colorado history? Submit a nomination form by March 15.


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