JA of Space Coast Business Hall of Fame
When: Saturday, April 01, 2023
Since 1984, JA of the Space Coast has been enabling Brevard youth to own their economic futures. Through the JA cores of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness, volunteers bring JA programs to K-12 Brevard classrooms at no cost to the schools. In 2018-19, JA of the Space Coast reached more than 13,149 students in Brevard County and was ranked 7th in the nation for both student reach increase and classroom increases. With a sharp focus on local relevancy, JA is an active player in creating the workforce of Brevard’s future as well as ensuring that Brevard graduates have the financial literacy skills they need to succeed in life.
2019 JA Business Hall of Fame
Business Hall of Fame 2018
Become a Sponsor!Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!
Amy Kneesey, Vice Chairman of the Brevard County School Board
"It’s a way to expand our curriculum without having to put out more resources. That’s a win for everyone."
Beth Westfall, Assistant Principal West Side Elementary School
"JA is relevant to my school, more so now than ever."
Hilah R. Mercer, Principal Cambridge Elementary Magnet School
"Junior Achievement is an outstanding, motivating program for our elementary students. Several of [our teachers] had JA volunteers last year and all had great praise for the program"
Michael Johnson, PhD, UCF Professor, College of Education
"I have long believed that this JA experience is so valuable for our UCF students and that actually it is a rare win for all experience, the UCF students, the school teachers, the school students, the UCF Education Profs, and the JA sponsors."