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Junior Achievement
2014 Nationals
2014 Nationals

Junior Achievement Company of the Year Program is for 9-12th graders.


 
Vision: to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business and economics to improve the quality of their lives. 


 
Goal: to expose students to real-life business decisions in an educational and competitive environment.


 
Students with the help of a business partner from BMO Harris Bank will take a business idea or service and develop it into a competitive
2017 3rd Place Team
2017 3rd Place Team
business. They will then compete in April at the Regional JA Program of the Year held at Carlson School of Management. First, second, and third place winners will win scholarships ranging from $500- $2000 and a chances to win a FREE trip to Washington, D.C. to complete in Nationals. Two business teams from Edison (spring 2014 and spring 2012) won first place at Regionals and attended Nationals.  


 
Contact information below:
 
Shirley Poelstra
Advisor, Junior Achievement Company of the Year 
Thomas Edison High School
700 22nd Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Room 302
(612) 805-4076

Shirley.Poelstra@mpls.k12.mn.us