Awards:

 

Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania continues to receive national recognition as one of the top JA areas in the country.

 

Star Award: In 2012, JA USA changed recognition to a 5 star system.   Area offices were given a star for 5 criteria:

  • Student increase
  • Operating in Black for year
  • Current Ratio 2.0 or higher
  • Asset/Debt Ratio of 4.0 or higher 
  • 6 months Cash on Hand

The following are the awards received for each year:

2013-14      3 Star Award

2014-15      4 Star Award

  

 

 

Summit Award: This award is given yearly to areas that achieve program growth goals and are financially stable. 

  • 1991-92
  • 1992-93
  • 1993-94
  • 1994-95
  • 1996-97
  • 1997-98
  • 2006-07
  • 2007-08
  • 2011-12
  • 2012-13
 

Golden Summit Award: This award is given yearly to areas that have achieved consistent growth over a five year period or have won the Summit Award for five consecutive years.

  • 1994-95
  • 1995-96
  • 1996-97
  • 1997-98
  • 1999-00
 

Platinum Summit Award: This award is given yearly to areas that have achieved consistent growth over a nine year period or have won the Summit Award for nine consecutive years.

  • 2000-01
  • 2001-02

 

Peak Performance Award: This award is given to 10 out of 171 offices nationally.  It is an award intended to recognize only the franchise areas that have exemplary performance. 

  • 1991-92
  • 1992-93
  • 1996-97
  • 1999-00
  • 2000-01
  • 2001-02
  • 2014-15

 

 Collaboration Award: This award was given to JASCPA in 2002 for their efforts in working with other JA offices in Pennsylvania in obtaining EITC (Educational Incentive Tax Credits) funding.

 

 Karl Flemke Pioneer Achievement Award: The award is given to first-time Junior Achievement presidents. The award was presented to Ms. Buckler-Bergdoll in 2002.