Scholarship Opportunity

Through the generosity of the Mericle Family, Junior Achievement will provide one (1) $500.00 scholarship to a graduating high school student at the 2018 Business Hall of Fame.  Students must have participated in either the JA BizTown or JA Finance Park program to be eligible, and must have resided and currently reside in Lackawanna or Luzerne County.  To access the scholarship application and for more information, please click here!  If you have any questions, please call Junior Achievement at 570-602-3600.


Volunteers Needed!

The 2017-2018 school year is underway, and Junior Achievement is in need of in-classroom volunteers at our local schools!  We provide the training and all of the materials, you just need a few hours of your time to help students learn about careers, finance and so much more!

Call 570-602-3600 or email Maria DeLucca at for more information!











Registration for JA BizTown Summer Camp, sponsored by Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services, is now available for students who attend the Pittston Area School District and will enter 5th or 6th grade in the fall of 2018!  Click here to access the registration.


Students attending other schools will also have the opportunity to attend camp, sponsored by Pride Mobility Products, during the week of July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018, and registration will be available soon!


Thank you to our generous EITC donors that help make our programs possible for local students!