Press Releases

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast Honors William Meyer at 18th Annual JA Hall of Fame Benefit

 Wednesday, 12 Feb 2020

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast is honoring Mr. William A. Meyer at this year’s 18th Annual JA Hall of Fame Benefit. The evening kicks off at 6:30 pm and includes a 3-course dinner, silent and live auction, and features live music....

Junior Achievement 32nd Annual Golf Classic a Great Success Despite Weather

 Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020

Over ninety golfers hit the course at Jonathan’s Landing on December 20th, raising $53,750 towards Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast’s mission....

Fiji Water Founder & Outback Steakhouse Founder + More Speak at Global Entrepreneurship Week in Palm Beach Schools

 Friday, 22 Nov 2019

Global Entrepreneurship Week a Great Junior Achievement Success...

7th Annual Caribbean Wind Event Raises Over $70,000 for Junior Achievement Programs

 Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

On October 19, 2019, Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast held its 7th Annual Caribbean Wind Event at the Rybovich SuperYacht Marina and raised over $70,000. The over 150 guests who attended were very generous in donating to the cause to help provide Junior Achievement programs for K-12 students in our schools....

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast Announces JA Google Classrooms to Help Teachers Provide Content for their Digital Classes

 Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

Today Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast launched JA Google Classrooms to help teachers provide content for their digital classes that start on Monday, March 30 when virtual schools go in session....

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast announces the election of new Board Chair

 Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

West Palm Beach, Florida, June 18, 2020: Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast is proud to announce the election of Michael Becker as Chairman of the Board, overseeing the organization that operates in five counties of service. Junior Achievement teaches financial literacy, career readiness, and entrepreneurship programs to students, grades K-12. They have been doing so locally since 1981, and nationally since 1919. Michael leads Junior Achievement with a wealth of knowledge and extensive background working with people in the financial field. Michael has been in the field of wealth management for over 15 years, currently working for Bank of America, Private Wealth Management. He has prior experience as a private business owner and entrepreneur for 28 years. "I am thrilled to be working alongside a group of exceptional individuals, with a shared passion and enthusiasm to help enhance the student experience through creative, engaging programming,” says Becker. “Junior Achievement prepares today’s students for a bright future tomorrow,” Becker, added. “We are elated to have Michael lead the organization. We look forward to applying his previous knowledge, experience, and expertise to allow Junior Achievement to grow and expand,” says, Claudia Kirk Barto, President of Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast....

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

 Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

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

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