JA News and Announcements - Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania

JA of Western Pennsylvania News and Announcements

"Tickets still available for 'Golden Ticket' raffle for ultimate Pittsburgh sports fans" August 22, 2017; Upgruv.com

"The Tale of Tyler Kennedy as Willy Wonkowski in Randyland" July 23, 2017; Pittsburgh Magazine

"Junior Achievement's Golden Ticket" July 11, 2017; Bold Pittsburgh

"Johnstown elementary students learn about careers"  May 26, 2017; WJAC

"Getting our workforce in gear. Western Pennsylvania truly will need more skilled workers in the next decade. Junior Achievement knows how to get them young" February 19, 2017; Pittsburgh Post Gazette 

"Junior Achievement: One Hundred Million Success Stories and Counting" January 27, 2017; Pittsburgh Post Gazette

"Community Leaders Bring Real-World Education to Local Classrooms" December 8, 2016; Gant News

"Junior Achievement Program Gives Kids Chance To Shine" November 17, 2016; KDKA

"Marcellus Shale Coalition donates $1.1M to Junior Achievement" September 6, 2016; The Pittsburgh Business Times

"Junior Achievement, Marcellus Shale Coalition form partnership" September 6, 2016; The Observer Reporter

"Junior Achievement program comes to Second District Elementary School" June 8, 2016; The Meadville Tribune

"Baldwin High students' Junior Achievement company succeeds with cell phone accessories" April 27, 2016; Trib Total Media

"Business Hall of Fame inductees forge record of community service" April 16, 2016; The Tribune-Democrat

"Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania" January 21,2016; Our Issues Pittsburgh

"Junior Achievement Career Fair" January 21, 2016; Comcast Newsmakers

"La Roche College Hosts Junior Achievement College Day" November 16, 2015; La Roche College Website

"Junior Achievement Celebrates Success of Young Professionals" October 30, 2015; MBA Business Magazine

"The Meadows selects Junior Achievement as charity partner for annual Race events will benefit programming in Washington County" July 27, 2015; The Almanac

"Teen business titans bring home national championship to Greensburg Salem" June 4, 2015; Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

"Ambridge Junior High Hosts Junior Achievement and Career Day" June 3, 2015; Ambridge Connection

"Baldwin students get down to business with bwINK" April 2, 2015; Trib Total Media

"Careers in Energy Program implentmented in Greene County School" March 15, 2015; The Herald Standard

"Junior Achievement Drive Strives to Help Students" January 29, 2015; The Tribune Democrat

"They Said It: Best Personalities of Pittsburgh" December 19, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Entrepreneur Club Presents End of Session Showcase" December 11, 2014; The New Pittsburgh Courier

"Huntington Bank employees teach students to 'think ahead, saveNovember 13, 2014; Pittsburgh Tribune Review

"JAWPA, Building Bright Futures for 75 years" November 9, 2014; Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

"Weirton Elementary Celebrates Junior Achievement Day" November 6, 2014; WTOV 9

"Junior Achievement Hosts Fund-raiser at Blue Line Grill" September 1, 2014; Pittsburgh Post Gazette

"Junior Achievement Embarks on Major Transformation" July 22, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"JA Develops Curriculum to Tell Kids about Career Options" May 9, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Personalities of Pittsburgh: Dennis Gilfoyle" April 11, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"New Program Teaches Eighth Graders About Shale gas Industry Jobs" April 7, 2014; CBS Pittsburgh

"JA Celebrating 75th Anniversary At Home & Garden Show" March 10, 2014; Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA-TV

"JA Event Lets 200 Students go on the Job" January 31, 2014; Pittsburgh Business Times

"JA of Western PA Partners with Local Author, CFA Society of Pittsburgh to Bring New Spin to Personal Finance Program" January 23, 2014; North Allegheny Patch

"Heard Off the Street: A financial planning lesson for youngsters" December 22, 2013; Post-Gazette

"JA of Western PA hosts awards dinner" November 19, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Weirton Heights Pupils Get Look Into Business World" October 5, 2013; Weirton Daily Times

"JA to Kickoff 2014 Campaign" September 18, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Oil & Gas Industry Draft Lesson Plans" September 4, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Win pairs of full season tickets to the Steelers and Pirates and more" August 14, 2013; Pop City

"Northland Program To Teach Tots Basics of Money" August 7, 2013; Tribune-Review

"JA Honored for Energy Program" July 23, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Born on the Fourth of July" June 29, 2013; Baldwin-Whitehall Patch

"West View Elementary Earns Educational Leadership Award" June 26, 2013; North Hills Patch

"Baldwin-Whitehall Superintendent Honored with JA Award" June 19, 2013; Tribune-Review

"Baldwin-Whitehall Superintendent Chosen as JA Educator of the Year" June 11, 2013; Baldwin-Whitehall Patch

"Business Students Propel Ford City to ‘Challenge' Victory" May 23, 2013; The Kittanning Paper

"JA Mentors Listen, Share Ideas" May 11, 2013; Tribune-Review

"Educators Must Teach Financial Literacy" May 4, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Heard Off The Street: Youths want financial literacy on the syllabus" April 14, 2013; Post-Gazette

"JA Plans Bowl-A-Thon" April 8, 2013; Observer-Reporter

"Clay shoot at Nemacolin Woodlands to benefit Alexandra's Butterflies" April 3, 2013; Tribune-Review

"JA Bowl-A-Thon to Benefit Washington County Programs" April 2, 2013; Canon-McMillan Patch

"Job Shadow Program Takes Students into the Real World" February 7, 2013; South Hills Record

"AE to participate in JA Job Shadow Day" January 31, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

"Tomorrow's Work Force" January 14, 2013; Post-Gazette

"Raising Awareness About Energy Jobs" January 4-10, 2013; Pittsburgh Business Times

Media Inquiries:

Erin Burry
Communications and Marketing Manager

eburry@jawesternpa.org
(412) 208-4747, ext. 121
(412) 321-4683 (fax)

 

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  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student