JA News

Annual Hall of Fame Laureates and Business Award Honorees Announced

Junior Achievement (JA) of Northwest Florida today announced its 2020 Hall of Fame Laureates are Dave & Mary Hoxeng and Lumon May. Read More »

Jr. Achievement Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Laureates

The annual individual Hall of Fame Laureates for 2019 are Jerry Maygarden and Robert Rinke. Read More »

Junior Achievement Seeks Volunteers

Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida is seeking volunteers for the spring semester of the 2018-2019 school year. Read More »

Junior Achievement Goes Bowling for Big Bucks

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JA Hall of Fame Laureates 2018

Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida announced its annual award recipients for distinguished service to its mission to inspire young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement’s annual individual Hall of Fame Laureates for 2018 are Stan Connally and Rishy Studer. Read More »

State Farm Awards Junior Achievement Programming Dollars

State Farm awarded a total of $60,000 to Jr. Achievement areas statewide in Florida for financial literacy education. Read More »

LandrumHR Rallies for JA and Paves Way for Prepared Workforce

Committed to strengthening the area’s future workforce, the LandrumHR Employee’s Foundation presented Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida (JA) with a $3,200 donation, one of many recent donations from the Foundation, for JA’s workforce preparedness efforts for Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Bay County school students. Read More »

Pull For Kids 2018 Sporting Clay Shoot for Jr. Achievement

Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida announced today the date and location of its annual sporting clay shoot fundraiser, Pull for Kids. LandrumHR, Levin rinke resort realty, studer foundation, centennial bank, escambia county sheriff's office, evergreen the printing company, duncan mccall advertising, lamar. Read More »

Mardi Gras Bowl 2018

Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida announced its annual Mardi Gras Bowl fundraiser will be held February 16-17, 2018 at Cordova Lanes Bowling Center. Read More »

Cyndi Warren and Dr. Ken Ford Lauded as JA Laureates

Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida announces Cyndi Warren of Warren Averett, LLC and Dr. Ken Ford of the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) as its 2017 Hall of Fame Laureates. Read More »

Jr. Achievement of Northwest Florida proudly presents Pull for Kids to be held June 17, 2017 at the Santa Rosa Shooting Center.

Jr. Achievement of Northwest Florida announced today it's Pull for Kids Sporting Clay Invitational. Pull for kids is set for June 17 at the Santa Rosa Shooting Center in Pace. It is one of Jr. Achievement's largest annual fundraisers. Registration is open and sponsorships are available. Register your four-person team for $500. Proceeds from the event fund Jr. Achievement's programming on personal finance for young people in the local school districts in grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Call 850-477-1420 for more information or visit www.janwfl.org. Read More »

JA Recieves $5,000 from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office granted $5,000 to Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida. The JA provides essential personal finance education to students in K-12th grade classes in Escambia County. The program has proven effective in professional development as well as a crime prevention mechanism, as the more education a person has the less likely they will be to engage in questionable or illegal activity. The two offices are excited about partnering in education for the 2017-2018 school year. Read More »