Dane County Area Office | Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

JA OF WISCONSIN IN the Dane County Area

(608) 288-8201

 2800 Royal Ave, Suite 207
Monona, WI 53713

DaneCounty@jawis.org

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The Junior Achievement office in Madison is one of 12 area offices in the state. Governed by a local board of directors comprised of business and community leaders, the Dane County Area is serving nearly 7,000 students in over 300 classrooms in Dane, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Iowa, Jefferson, Crawford, Richland, and Lafayette counties.

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Dane County Area Events

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin hosts many events across the state designed to recognize partners, increase awareness of its mission and raise funds to teach students about entrepreneurship, global workforce readiness, and personal financial literacy. Find out more about these activities and the ways you can be involved.

Contact the Dane County Area Junior Achievement office for more information about upcoming events at 608-288-8201 or DaneCounty@jawis.org.

 

JA Business Challenge - Dane County Area

JA Business Challenge - Dane County Area

When: February 2021
Where: TBD
Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Business Challenge is a one-day event where high school students (grades 9-12) from around the area compete for scholarships. Using an online simulator, JA Titan, this exciting business strategy tournament puts the student's business knowledge to the test. "Companies" of two students, each mentored by one business representative, compete against one another to manufacture and market a product.

Executive Business Challenge - South Central Region

Executive Business Challenge - South Central Region

When: February-March 2021
Where: TBD
Time: TBD

SCHOLARSHIPS

There are 2 scholarships available to students in Dane County:

1. Vernon J. Hellenbrand Memorial Scholarship

This annual award is given to two deserving applicants who are seniors in high school anywhere in Dane County. Applicants must be eligible for admission to an accredited technical school, college or university where they will pursue coursework toward an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or entrepreneurship.  

Vernon J. Hellenbrand Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications should be postmarked by Wednesday, March 31, 2021

View Details on the Vernon J. Hellenbrand Scholarship

Download the Application: 
 - In PDF format
 - In Microsoft Word format
 

2. Lyda M. Locke Scholarship

This annual award is given to up to two deserving applicants who are seniors in high school anywhere in Dane County. Applicants must be eligible for admission to an accredited technical school, college or university where they will pursue coursework toward an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or banking.  Applicants must have participated in at least one Junior Achievement high school class program. 

Lyda M. Locke Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications should be postmarked by Friday, April 30, 2021

View Details on the Lyda M. Locke Scholarship

Download the Application:
- In PDF format
- In Microsoft Word format

For questions, contact the Junior Achievement of Wisconsin in the Dane County area office at DaneCounty@jawis.org.

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Dane County Area Board of Directors

Bret Wagner — Chair
Huron Consulting Group
 
Betty Bergquist — Legacy Board Member
American Family Insurance Group
 
Aimee Davis
Alliant Energy Corporation
 
Matt Dozois
J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc.
 
Matthew Duffy
Carex Consulting Group
 
James Gross
Trachte
 
Anna Hillebrandt
InterCon Energy Services
 
Sean LaBorde
M3 Insurance Solutions Inc.
 
John O. Larsen — Legacy Board Member
Alliant Energy Corporation
 
E. David Locke
McFarland State Bank
 
Amber McPhail
Wells Fargo
 
Troy R. Mitchell
Starion Bank
 
Tim Onsager
Stoughton Area School District
 
Jon Schumacher
BMO Harris Bank
 
Jay Sodey
Associated Bank
 
Tim Watson
Research Products Corporation
 
Jennifer Wegner
Madison Metropolitan School District
 

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Thank you for supporting Junior Achievement. Your support provides more students with the power to own their own potential. Donate online below or mail your check payable to "Junior Achievement" to:

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin - Dane County Area
2800 Royal Ave, Suite 207
Monona, WI 53713

Please email danecounty@jawis.org, or call (608) 288-8201 if you have any questions or if we can help in any way. Thank you!

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