"Without the encouragement I've received through programs like JA to discover and follow my passion", says White, "I wouldn't have the determination and courage to go after my goals. Because of this, I am so greateful to have been given the opportunity to participate in such a rewarding and empowering program as Junior Achievement."
Jordan Venables: Marlington High School
Jordan Venables, of Marlington High School awarded a $1,250 Junior Achievement scholarship. Venables participated in JA Titan, JA Company Program, and JA Business Ethics during high school. He will continue his education at Kent State University Stark Honors Program.
Austin Yoders: Marlington High School
Austin Yoders, of Marlington High School received a $1,000 Junior Achievement scholarship. He participated in JA Titan, JA Company Program, and JA Business Ethics. He will continue his education at Kent State University Stark Campus Honors Program.
JA programs are taught by trained business volunteers who deliver a hands-on curriculum that help students like Latona, Lepley and Poynter connect what they are learning in the classroom to the real world of work. JA business volunteers in Marlington High School this school year included Tom Miller of Ballher Athletic Apparel, Katie Pusateri and Denise Sibole of Coastal Pet Products, and Scott Robertson of Robertson Heatiing Supply Company. JA business volunteers in Jackson High School this school year included Todd Hawke of GDK & Company and Mike Warren of Productive Professional Air Duct Cleaning Service.
By participateing in Junior Achievement throughout their academic careers these young men developed economic education and learned how businesses work , while developing key leadership and communication skills that will help with their personal advancement in college.
If you have any questions about qualifiying or or submitting for next year's Junior Achievement Scholarship please email Alyssa West or call (330) 433-0063.