Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida

Mission: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy

With the help of trained volunteer role models from the community, Junior Achievement shows young people how money, careers, and business ownership work.


Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida Announces Hall of Fame Laureates

Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida announced its annual award recipients for distinguished service to its mission.
The annual individual Hall of Fame Laureates for 2016 are Brian and Crystal Spencer and Sue Straughn.
This year’s Laureates were selected on criteria including support of Junior Achievement’s mission of inspiring young people to succeed in a global economy, volunteering in the classroom, assistance with fundraising for the organization, dedication to improving the community, and distinguished community leadership that directly impacts children.
Junior Achievement also chooses distinguished local businesses and honors them with annual leadership awards.  Those honors were given to the following:
The 2016 Business Leadership Hall of Fame awards include:

  • Large Business of the Year: Regions
  • Small Business of the Year: Cat Country 98.7 & NewsRadio 1620
  • Non-Governmental Organization of the Year: Northeast Pensacola Sertoma
  • Volunteers of the Year: Keena Landrum, Monika Milleson, and Cindy Snow

Hall of Fame Laureates are chosen each year by a special committee which consists of members from the Junior Achievement Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers. Past Junior Achievement Laureates also provide input for consideration by the selection committee.

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