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Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis has Online Resources for Parent and Teachers (Press Release, 3/31/2020)

Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Announces Two New Board Members (Press Release, 3/12/2018)

Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Announces New Board Members (Press Release, 1/16/2018)

Manpower and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis team up to mentor 5th grade students in JA BizTown (News Release, 4/5/2017)

St. Louis Teens Receive Personal Finance Skills with Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis and AT&T (News Release, 12/15/16)

Manpower and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Team Up To Mentor Students IN JA BizTown (News Release, 12/9/16)

Ameren Illinois Partners with Junior Achievement to Provide Hands-On Learning to Area Students (News Release, 5/16/2016)

AT&T Aspire and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Team Up To Mentor St. Louis Area Students (News Release, 4/20/2016)

JASTL Board Announcement - James Kaiser (News Release, 4/18/2016)

JASTL Board Announcement - Angela Drumm (News Release, 4/12/2016)

Manpower and Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis Team Up to Mentor 5th-grade Students in JA BizTown (News Release, 4/7/2016)

 

JA in the Media

Chaifetz School Students Teach Business Concepts in the Classroom (SLU.edu,  08/26/2020)

Entrepreneurship program helps students launch keychain company (KFVS12, 11/06/2019)

Junior Achievement Career Fair on October 3-4 ( Fox 2 NOW, POSTED 10:47 AM,9/15/2019)

Local students enjoy Junior Achievement's "Biz Town" year-round (KPLR11, 7/10/2019)

A 10-year-old CFO? It works at Junior Achievement's BizTown (St. Louis Post Dispatch, 06/22/2019)

Mid-Missouri Business Week: Junior Achievement teaches financial responsibility, business success (KMIZ 17 / KQFX 22, 4/13/2019)

Learning life's big financial lessons in a tiny town (St. Louis Public Radio, 6/22/2018)

3 fun ways to teach children in St. Louis about money (St. Louis Magazine, 4/15/2018)

Junior Achievement brings real-world learning to students (Columbia Daily Tribune, 4/27/2016)

Junior Achievement in desperate need of volunteers (KHQA, 4/7/2016)

Junior Achievement Needs Volunteers (WGEM-TV, 4/4/2016)

Aisha Sultan: Real-life lessons from a fake town: A local school's visit to JA BizTown in the Dennis & Judy Jones Free Enterprise Center is highlighted. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 11/15/2015)

Groups stress importance of financial literacy (WGEM-TV, 4/20/2015)

Centene Corporation Announces 10 Year Sponsorship with Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (PR Newswire, 2/6/2015)

Photo gallery of the JA Business Hall of Fame event (Ladue News, 5/6/2016)

David Farr and Michael Neidorff named to Junior Achievement's Business Hall of Fame (St. Louis Post Dispatch, 05/14/2014)

1st Financial Credit Union works with Junior Achievement to teach financial literacy to Wentzville students. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 12/19/2014) 

St. Louis women made great strides in entrepreneurship in 2014 (St. Louis Business Journal, 12/14/2014)

KSLQ (MP3 download) Brad Hildebrand with KSLQ finds out about the need for volunteers and their importance, as well as some of the ways Junior Achievement funds its mission with the support of the community. (1/29/2014)

Voices of St. Louis The history, mission, and impact of Junior Achievement is discussed with Doug McElvein on KMOX.  Lori Jacob, President and CEO of JA, is the 4th segment. (KMOX, 11/24/2013)

Students learn about community at Junior Achievement Day (WGEM-TV, 4/12/2012)

Photo gallery of the JA Business Hall of Fame event (Ladue News, 4/12/2012)

Junior Achievement's BizTown teaches elementary students about business (Suburban Journals, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 10/19/2011)

  • "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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