Junior Achievement helps to bring the many JA programs to Brazoria County youth, awarding the students for their dedication to academics as they learn valuable real-life lessons for their future success. Through JA the students of today are learning how to be valued employees of tomorrow as well as learning how important basic money management is to their future.
Some Junior Achievement accomplishments for the 2018-19 school year include:
- 6,698 students took part in the JA financial literacy, entrepreneurial and work readiness programs
- Provided programs in 8 school districts, 3 private schools and 4 organizations
- Provided programs in 42 schools
- 268 educators participated in classroom programs this school year
- Volunteers logged in 36,168 total contact hours teaching JA classes in Brazoria County last school year
- 39 Board Members
- 301 Volunteers from 125 companies
- JA of Brazoria County annually awards up to $12,500 in college scholarships to local students ($6,500 this year)
- 592 donors helped to support JA this year
- The JA Brazoria County Business Hall of Fame honors four outstanding leaders of the county as Hall of Fame Laureates each year
- One educator or the year is honored by his peers and other local nominations
- One Volunteer of the Year is honored for outstanding service
Junior Achievement: 100 Years; 100% Ready
Celebrating 100 years - see our video.
Inspiring Tomorrow - Watch the video
What is JA? Click here to find out!
Why JA? Click here to find out!
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