Junior Achievement & Horizons Check Presentation

Forty Salisbury Horizons summer academic program participants were given the chance to learn about financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship when Bank of Delmarva sponsored two Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore classes. Through these JA programs, the youth learned economics and business basics in JA More than Money and learned to use entrepreneurial thinking while considering higher education and career choices in JA It’s my Business.

“Our students really enjoyed the hands-on experience that Junior Achievement provides,” states Dr. Eagle. “It was a fun, learning activity that will help them grow up to be great citizens – an excellent complement to the mission of Horizons.”

Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore is a nonprofit organization committed to giving young people in all communities the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Through its hands-on, age-appropriate programs Junior

Achievement inspires our youth to live within their means, prepare for the world of work, and understand the free enterprise system. Today, JAES teaches more than six thousand students across the Eastern Shore. To become a volunteer, donate, or find out more information about supporting JA, email JAES at info@easternshoreja.org, phone at 410.742.8112, or log on to www.easternshoreja.org.

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