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Press Releases

November, 2019

Junior Achievement will open entrepreneur lab in Embarc Collectiv
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay is creating an entrepreneurship academy and lab with Embarc Collective, the innovation and startup hub slated to be finished by the end of the year in downtown Tampa. The JA Entrepreneurship & Lab at Embarc Collective will educate and encourage middle and high school students within the region about entrepreneurship and innovation.
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October, 2019

Pinellas County Schools & Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay Partner to Launch 3DE Schools
Innovative high school model proven to accelerate student engagement and academic outcomes in traditional public high schools will launch August 2020
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May, 2019

STATE FARM GRANT AWARDED TO JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT
Funding Supports Junior Achievement Work Readiness & Financial Literacy programs for At-Risk Children
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March, 2019

Top Partners, Volunteers and Students to be Honored at Annual Junior Achievement Hall of Fame
Kane’s Furniture, The Vinik Family Foundation and USAA to be Celebrated
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September, 2018

Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay announces new Board Members and Officers
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In The Media

November, 2019

3DE by Junior Achievement High Schools are headed to Tampa Bay!

Click here to read this Tampa Bay Times article.

November, 2019

Junior Achievement high school programs are headed to Tampa Bay
The programs motivate students by allowing them to learn through real business projects.
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August, 2019

Proud to partner with ReliaQuest to bring 3DE by Junior Achievement to the local Tampa Bay area in Fall, 2020.
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June, 2019

Embarc Collective
We are excited to partner with Embarc Collective as one of 50 national partners to help Tampa Bay's startup talent build bold, scalable, thriving companies.
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June, 2019

Farm Grant Awarded To Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement (JA) of Tampa Bay recently announced that it has received grants totaling $18,000 to fund JA’s work readiness and financial literacy programming. The grants, from State Farm Insurance, are part of a larger statewide initiative totaling $60,000 that will support Junior Achievement programs in 11 localities throughout Florida, enabling over 5,000 young people to participate in JA’s nationally recognized economic education programs.
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May, 2019

PCS Students impress local employers for summer internships!
This is the second video in a series about the 2019 Pinellas County Schools Summer Internship program. At this event, students learn job skills from Junior Achievement and then have the opportunity to meet and interview with prospective employers from Pinellas County. We meet some of the students vying for the internships and we also meet some employers who are participating in the program
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April, 2019

Bloggin’ About BizTown
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March, 2019

Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay participates in Kforce STEM Fair to inspire the next generation of innovators
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March, 2019

WFLA Interview with Pam Muma – JA Centennial Award (audio link)
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Feb, 2019

Six Honorees to Receive the Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award

Six honorees representing Junior Achievement operations in seven U.S. cities have been named recipients of the Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award by the Junior Achievement USA Board of Directors.

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Sept, 2018

Junior Achievement to Deliver JA BizTown Mobile

Junior Achievement will launch a $500,000 fundraising campaign in Alachua County to bring a JA BizTown Mobile experience, presented by CAMPUS USA Credit Union, to Alachua County 5th graders.

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