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Connie Lanzl of Junior Achievement of Upstate South Carolina, Being Economically Stable
Friday, May 3rd, 2019 Click here to view video.

Students take on the Business World in Junior Executive Challenge on April 23

Published March 31, 2018
Junior Achievement of Upstate South Carolina announces an original event created to enhance students' business acumen, soft skills and workforce readiness by connecting more than 300 high school students with over 150 members from Upstate business and education communities.  JA's Junior Executive Challenge will take place on April 23 from 10am-2pm at the Greenville Convention Center.  Lt. Governor Pamela Evette will provide the keynote address.  Read More

Greenville schools aim to pull kids lost in the middle back on career path.

, Published 10:13 a.m. ET Feb. 19, 2018 | Updated 7:35 p.m. ET Feb. 19, 2018

Junior Achievement has partnered with Greenville County Schools to teach an all-day career development class called "It's My Future" to roughly 5,000 seventh and eighth grade students this year. The program helps kids think about their future now so they can start thinking about how to map an education and training path to get there. Read More

 

#GoodNews: Preparing our future for workforce readiness

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Junior Achievement of Upstate South Carolina is currently helping students in every middle school in Greenville County think about their futures. With the help of awesome volunteers and teachers, these students have the opportunity to learn about career clusters, create their personal brand, discover and develop soft skills, and map out their careers to look at potential internship and job opportunities (not just ones requiring a degree). Read More

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