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, and Jefferson counties.

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

 

Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

When: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019
Where: Fluno Center, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI
Time: 4:30 PM - 6 PM

Join us to hear some of Madison's most successful entrepreneurs share their expertise about starting a business.

Reserve Tickets Now!

JA Business Challenge - Dane County

JA Business Challenge - Dane County

When: FEBRUARY 12, 2020
Where: American Family Insurance - 6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI
Time: 8:30 AM - 2 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.

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: The 2020 application information will be available in December

View Details on the Vernon J. Hellenbrand Scholarship

Download the Application

 

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: The 2020 application information will be available in December

View Details on the Lyda M. Lock Scholarship

Download the Application

 

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
American Family Insurance Group
 
Matt Dozois
J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc.
 
Matthew Duffy
Carex Consulting Group
 
James Gross
Trachte
 
Ashley Hein
Exact Sciences
 
Anna Hillebrandt
InterCon Energy Services
 
Sean LaBorde
M3 Insurance Solutions Inc.
 
John O. Larsen
Alliant Energy Corporation
 
E. David Locke
McFarland State Bank
 
Amber McPhail
Wells Fargo
 
Troy R. Mitchell
Towne 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
 
Brandon Williams
Success Coach and Author
 

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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 - Dane County Area
2800 Royal Ave, Suite 207
Monona, WI 53713

Please call (608) 288-8201 if you have any questions or if we can help in any way. Thank you!

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