Get Ready for BIZ BOWL!
February 26th, March 4th and March 11th.
Financial "Kingpins" Tournament
The Financial "Kingpins" Tournament is where area financial institutions compete against each other to win the coveted Kingpins trophy! Of course along with that comes bragging rights! The 2015 Kingpins Tournament winner was Certus Bank (now BNC.) Which team will have the skills to win this year?
Companies, Organizations & Individual Tournaments: Everyone can come and have fun.
Each bowling night is themed "Tacky Tourist" where you and your team mates can dress up in your finest tacky vacationing attire. If you are looking for a great night to show off your "moves" with friends and co-workers, this is the event for you! Here is more information about each Biz Bowl night. Biz Bowl is a packed night of fun, food and letting-the-good-times ROLL!
REGISTER HERE now by choosing your dates and adding your teams. Dates fill up fast! First come, first served.
Click on this picture to hear a student describe how JA Volunteers "changed her life."
Middle School Students Map Their Futures
This young Junior Achievement student was so inspired by the JA It's My Future program that she created a mural in her middle school hallway entitled, "What path will you choose?"
Read the full article from the Greenville Business Magazine.
JA Ethics in Finance Luncheon
Thank you to our Sponsors:
The JA 2015 Ethics in Finance Luncheon took place on December 11th, at USC Upstate. To see the winners of the essay contest click here.
We would also like to extend a HUGE THANK YOU to all of our table facilitators, essay judges and panelists!
JA Entrepreneurship Week; Success Beyond Measure
November 16th through 20th was national JA Entrepreneurship Week. These local entrepreneurs and Junior Achievement advocates went into local class rooms to talk with high school students about what it means to be an entrepreneur and their personal journey to get to where they are.
Thank you to these fantastic individuals that took time out of their schedules in order to spend some time with students.
BO AUGHTRY, Windsor Aughtry, Principal
JERMEY BOEH, Next High School, Director of Entrepreneurship
SHARON DAY, Sales Activation Group, CEO
ZACH EIKENBERRY, Next High School, Founding CEO
JASON FREEMAN, J. Freeman and Associates, Owner & CEO
ELIZABETH GARRISON-RASOR, Ever-Green Recycling, Ecopreneur
TIM GRANT, Resurgent, CEO
CHARLOTTE GROCE, DBA Palmetto Outdoor Spaces, President
To See The Full List Click Here
Thank You to all of Our Champions!
Whether you demonstrated your support of Junior Achievement by teaching a JA course in the classroom, attending a JA event, or sponsoring a school, we are very grateful. To see a list of our 2014-15 JA Champions, click here. To see more about the 2015 Champions Celebration, click here. New opportunities are available now! Call us at 864-244-4017!
JA Launches New Teen Website: JA My Way™
JA My Way is an online destination for teens to learn about careers, starting a business and managing money. The experience combines games, rewards, information and social media to help teens explore these topics in a fun way. Check out the JA My Way Website!
Junior Achievement Sparks Student Success
JA impacted 5 million U.S.. students in more than 200,000 classrooms in 2014-2015.
Our volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to empower students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of more than 213,000 volunteers nationwide, JA students develop the skills they need to experience the realities and opportunities of work and entrepreneurship in the 21st-century global marketplace.