Adan Gonzalez, model former DISD student, is now a model Georgetown U. student By Tod Robberson / Editorial Writer firstname.lastname@example.org 5:19 pm on April 22, 2013 | Permalink W.H. Adamson High School student Adan Gonzalez poses with former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert at the 13th Annual Junior Achievement Dallas Business Hall of Fame. Gonzalez was… Read More
Working with the kids helped me decide what I want to do when I graduate from high school I learned leadership skills when presenting a project I learned how teachers feel when they teach I will miss the students, I feel sad like I just broke up with my girlfriend That’s what High School Heroes… Read More
Junior Achievement of Dallas, Inc. has been awarded $25,000 by the State Farm Youth Advisory Board as a part of their 2012 service learning grants set up to fund youth-driven projects. This grant allows JA to fund our High School Heroes project, where high school juniors and seniors volunteer teaching Junior Achievement’s Elementary School Program… Read More
http://moneyland.time.com/2012/04/09/op-ed-improving-financial-literacy-is-essential-to-our-nations-economic-health/ Link to this post!
JA of Dallas salutes AT&T. Employees achieve a milestone for their Job Shadow program. The numbers speak for themselves: 100,000 students reached in 212 cities across 41 states. A pillar of AT&T Aspire, Job Shadow helps more students graduate high school ready for careers and college. http://www.att.com/gen/landing-pages?pid=3309#att1 Learn more about the JA Job Shadow Program:… Read More
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On Wednesday, March 28, JA Dallas will be joining with dozens of other JA areas and our good friends at AT&T to celebrate an amazing milestone…the 100,000th student participating in the AT&T/JA Job Shadow experiences. On a brilliant October day in 2008, 25 sophomores from W.H. Adamson High School got on a bus for the… Read More
Are YOU honest with your kids about money???? Most parents aren’t. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/kids-want-more-guidance-on-money-matters-yet-parents-lacking-as-financial-role-models-t-rowe-price-survey-finds-2012-03-22 Link to this post!
JA Dallas alum Adan Gonzales WOWS the Financial Services Roundtable members at their spring dinner. http://lockerz.com/s/194583996 Link to this post!
Congratulations to Dallas Area Companies that received the President’s Volunteer Service Award this year. Gold winners – AT&T, Capital One, and GE. Silver winners – Bank of America, Deloitte, and Wells Fargo. Bronze winners – Accenture, Chase, Citi, Ernst & Young, KPMG, and PwC. Link to this post!
Do you remember when you finally knew just what you wanted to be when you grew up? I remember wanting to be a nurse…so my mother encouraged me to volunteer in a hospital. There went my nursing career; instead I developed a deep respect for the work these often unrecognized folks do. Next step…I wanted… Read More