"Junior Achievement has taught me how to manage money and has prepared me for the world of work. If it hadn’t been for JA, I would have never learned these things and would be confused on what to do. I feel lucky to have been a JA student and encourage others to take JA seriously because it will help them later on."
Teanna Steward - JA of the Heartland's One-Millionth Student, Rock Island, IL
"JA truly has had a positive effect on my daughter. It has shown her what financial responsibility is about and has helped her understand money. It inspired her to have a positive attitude and motivated her to perform better in the classroom and improve her grades."
Bobbie Grace - Parent of One-Millionth Student, Rock Island, IL
"Junior Achievement’s JA BizTown has been a frequent topic of conversation at the dinner table since the first day of school, and yesterday lived up to all the expectations. My son, Connor, told me at bedtime last night that it was one of the best days of his life and wondered if he could live there. Congratulations to you and your staff on a well-run, engaging and very educational program."
Honey Bedell - Parent, Davenport, IA
"Some kids might not want to go to college. This [JA High School Trade Careers Expo] shows them there are a lot of opportunities out there other than a four-year college. It broadens the horizons."
Alex Stice - Geneseo High School