JA Spirit of Enterprise Awards | Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania

JA Spirit of Enterprise Dinner and Awards Ceremony

When: Wednesday,  November 14, 2018
Where: The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
Time: Reception 5:30 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm
The mission of JA's Spirit of Enterprise Dinner and Award Ceremony is to recognize and honor those individuals and organizations from western Pennsylvania who have made, or are positioned to make outstanding contributions to the business, social and cultural assets of the area. The honorees have exhibited strong leadership, an entrepreneurial spirit and adhere to a high level of ethical principles.
During the evening's program a short video presentation will be shown on each laureate and a local student will provide the introduction based on a personal interview done prior to the event. The black-tie optional dinner is held at the Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, and includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, and dinner. All proceeds benefit Junior Achievement classroom programs.

2017 Presenting Sponsors:  


Student Ambassador Sponsor: 

MSA Safety Company


Production Sponsor


2017 Honorees

Business Hall of Fame Laureate – Al Neupaver, Retired President and CEO of Wabtec
JA Distinguished Alumni Award – Derrick Wilson, President and CEO of The Wilson Group
Entrepreneurial Achievement Award – Melanie Querry, Owner and President of Beyond Spots and Dots
Fred Rogers Good Neighbor Award – Anne Lewis, Board Chair of the Oxford Development Company
Impact Company of the Year – Pittsburgh Penguins 
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