Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas has been providing students in Gaston County with curriculum surrounding financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship since 2001. Governed by a local Board of Advisors comprised of business and community leaders, the Gaston District serves more than 900 students each year. Students participate in both classroom programming and the JA BizTown curriculum.
Please bookmark this page and check back when the school year is underway; specific volunteer needs for Gaston County are updated here on a regular basis.
December 7: JA in a Day at Lingerfeldt Elementary
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."