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Catherine Brune to Receive the Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award

Catherine Brune, representing Junior Achievement of Chicago, has been named one of six Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award honorees by the Junior Achievement USA Board of Directors. Coinciding with JA’s Centennial celebration in 2019, these special national awards recognize the outstanding board members, volunteers and supporting companies and organizations who have exemplified exceptional service and support to JA and its mission over the years. The recipients and the JA Areas they represent are:
 
Catherine Brune - JA of Chicago
Mike Curb - JA of Middle Tennessee (Nashville) and JA of Southern California (Los Angeles)
Spencer Eccles - JA of Utah
Jim Hemak - JA of the Upper Midwest (Minneapolis)
James Johnston - JA of Northern Indiana (Fort Wayne)
Pamela Muma - JA of Tampa Bay
 
“Catherine Brune has been a true leader and champion of Junior Achievement in our community for many years, and we are incredibly pleased that Catherine Brune is being recognized with this national award,” said Sandy Daffé, President of JA of Chicago. Catherine Brune’s support is representative of the tremendous dedication of the countless business leaders, educators, volunteers and other community supporters who have been so essential in ensuring JA’s success both here locally and across the country.” 
 
The one-time only Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Awards will be presented at the 2019 Junior Achievement Volunteer Summit on Tuesday, March 12 in New York City.  The recipients will be honored with a special luncheon and participate in the ringing of the New York Stock Exchange closing bell. In addition to the national award, JA Areas will also be awarding JA Area Centennial Leadership Awards to local JA leaders who have gone “above and beyond” in their own region.
 
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