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Junior Achievement in Northeast Missouri and West-Central Illinois supports schools and educators by providing valuable kindergarten through high school classroom resources. Our programs are taught by caring community and business volunteers. During the 2018-19 school year over 10,000 area students will have these programs in their classrooms! JA's programs focus on basic concepts of economics and show how education is relevant to the workplace. The sequential activities foster lifelong learning and help students make informed, intelligent decisions about their future. With a range of different programs, Junior Achievement teaches about concepts relating to entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work-place readiness. JA's programs are correlated to Missouri Show-Me Standards and Illinois Learning Standards and Grade Level Expectations.

Contact Information

PO Box 1375
Hannibal, MO 63401

Missouri Counties Served: Adair, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clark, Daviess, Grundy, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Marion, Mercer, Monroe, Putnam, Pike, Ralls, Shelby, Schuyler, Scotland, and Sullivan 
Illinois counties served: Adams, Brown, and Pike

Volunteer Opportunities

 Please contact Taylor Rakers for volunteer opportunities by email at       

Ja Saint Louis Trivia Night

2019 Trivia
When: TBD
Where: Quincy University Hall of Fame Room
1901 Oak St.
Quincy, IL 62301
Time: Doors open at 6pm with the event beginning at 7pm!


Join us for a great night of fun, trivia, and prizes! Gather your team of up to 8 members and dress up in your most outragous theme or costume. 

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JA Saint Louis Career Fair

JA Career Fair

Educators! JA of Greater St. Louis invites you and your students to the 4th semi-annual JA Career Fair experience!!

Students in middle and high school have questions – our career representatives have the answers! JA of Greater St. Louis and area career representatives are partners with your students in the pursuit of career pathway direction and knowledge.

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Meet Our VP of Programs and District Operations

2017 Hall of Fame Laureates

Annette McClellan began her career with JA in 2003 and has served in many roles, including, programs, development, public relations, IT, and office administration. McClellan currently oversees programs and district operations which spans over 49 counties in Missouri, 24 in Illinois, and 5 in Indiana.

McClellan graduated from Missouri Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems and Business Administration.

To meet with Annette please use any of the contact methods below:

Annette McClellan

Phone: (636) 728-0707 ext. 240
Cell: (636) 575-1675



JA NE Missouri-WC Illinois Advisory Board

John Ryan Bareis
TigerHawk Technologies
Carrie Crist
Manchester Tank and Equipment Company
Carlos Fernandez
Lisa K. Hoffman
First Bankers Trust Company
Roger Leenerts
Leenerts Group
John Linderman
General Mills
Gretchen McGee
Community Member
Curt Meany
Rick Nisbit
Manchester Tank and Equipment Company
Darin Powell
Hannibal Public Schools
Taylor Rakers
Hannibal Public Schools
Sue-ann Westoff
Prestige Realty
Susan Wiegert
Phibro Animal Health Corporation =



Junior Achievement Representatives

Taylor Rakers
District Manager
JA in Northern Missouri and West-Central Illinois
Annette McClellan
Vice President of Programs and District Operations
JA of Greater St. Louis
Deborah Schaller
District Operations Administrative Assistant
JA of Greater St. Louis
  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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