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U.S. Bank Presents Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky with $10,000 Grant

 Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021

Bowling Green, KY – Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky recently received a $10,000 grant from U.S. Bank.  The grant will help Junior Achievement fulfill its mission of empowering young people to succeed in a global economy by providing educational programs on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness.  Junior Achievement provides these programs to students at no cost to schools for K-12 students in the South Central Kentucky area....

General Motors Presents Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky with $15,000 Grant

 Tuesday, 31 Aug 2021

Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky recently received a $15,000 grant from General Motors.  The GM Community Grants Program will help Junior Achievement continue to provide essential programs on STEM education and community development to K-12 students throughout South Central Kentucky during the 2021-2022 academic year.  ...

Wells Fargo Presents Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky with $10,000 Grant

 Friday, 13 Aug 2021

Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky recently received a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo.  The Wells Fargo grant will help Junior Achievement continue to provide essential programs on work-readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship to K-12 students throughout South Central Kentucky.  The funds will specifically benefit Junior Achievement’s Financial Literacy Fitness: Preparing for Success in Adulthood program.   ...

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES OVER $650,000 IN INVESTMENTS IN EDUCATION, HEALTH, INCOME AND SAFETY NET PROGRAMS IN WARREN COUNTY

 Wednesday, 23 Jun 2021

United Way of Southern Kentucky announced today that it is investing a total of $650,504 in Education, Health, Income and Safety Net programs and services for its July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 funding period in Warren County. In total, $1,013,758 will be invested across the 10-county Barren River Area Development District (BRADD)....

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT

 Thursday, 10 Jun 2021

Allie R. Sharp, formerly the Coordinator of Student & Young Alumni Engagement at Western Kentucky University Alumni Association, has been named president of Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky. As president of the local Junior Achievement office, Sharp will oversee a staff of two, who manage the organization’s work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy programs that currently reach over 12,000 K-12 students in the Bowling Green area.     "Allie’s extensive experience will be invaluable to the organization," s...

Virtual Job Shadow with Junior Achievement and M&L Electrical, Inc.

 Friday, 30 Apr 2021

Thirty local Bowling Green and Warren County high school students participated in two sessions of a live streamed, virtual job shadow with M&L Electrical on Friday, April 23, 2021.  The virtual job shadow sessions were made possible through a partnership with Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky and M&L Electrical.  This is one of many initiatives Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky has offered during the 2020-2021 academic year to introduce local students to high wage career opportunities after graduation from high school....

UPS Presents Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky with $7,300 Grant  

 Monday, 29 Mar 2021

Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky recently received a $7,300 grant from UPS.  The UPS grant will help Junior Achievement continue to provide essential programs on work-readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship to K-12 students throughout South Central Kentucky.  ...

Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green presents check to Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky

 Friday, 12 Mar 2021

Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky recently received a donation of $2,500 from Kiwanis Club of Bowling Green.  The donation will help Junior Achievement continue to provide essential programs on work-readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship to K-12 students throughout South Central Kentucky.  ...

State Farm® Presents Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky with $10,000 Grant

 Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021

Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky recently received a $10,000 grant from State Farm.  The Good Neighbor Citizenship® Company Grants program will help Junior Achievement continue to provide essential programs on work-readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship to K-12 students throughout South Central Kentucky.  ...

TWO LOCAL BUSINESS LEADERS TO BE ADDED TO SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

 Friday, 29 Jan 2021

From the field of nominees, Connie Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Med Center Health and Chief Executive Officer of The Medical Center, and John Kelly, former Senior Executive at DESA International and Pan-Oston, were chosen as the 2021 honorees. Hall of Fame laureates are nominated by their peers and then selected by an independent committee....

Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky receives necessary funding from Baird

 Wednesday, 09 Sep 2020

Junior Achievement was awarded funds from the Baird Foundation and The Mahurin Group of Baird Private Wealth Management to provide essential technology for staff in order to better serve area students virtually....

Survey Finds Teens and Young Adults Continue Putting off Career Decisions as They Progress from High School to College (COPY_1619626814796)

 Wednesday, 09 Sep 2020

Research from Junior Achievement USA and The Hartford shows students struggle with career choices well into their college career...

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