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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of West Kentucky is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of West Kentucky provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of a business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

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Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

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Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

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JA of West Kentucky Spotlight

A volunteer teaching students in a classroom

Volunteering with Junior Achievement!

  Where: In a school classroom in our community
 Time Investment: Typically one hour, for five days

As a JA Volunteer, you'll be paired with a teacher in a classroom. This delivery method is an effective and popular way to show students a connection between the skills they are learning in the classroom and how they can get a more fulfilling career and life.

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Volunteering with Junior Achievement!
View the details for 2023 Owensboro Business Hall of Fame

2023 Owensboro Business Hall of Fame

  Where: Owensboro Convention Center
 When: Thursday, April 13, 2023 11:30 AM

Join us as we celebrate the best in business, inspiring the next in business at the Owensboro Convention Center.

This year's Hall of Fame inductees are Billy Joe Miles (1939 - 2018), Don Penn Moore III, and Tommy Thompson.

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2023 Owensboro Business Hall of Fame
View the details for JA Inspire JA of West Kentucky 2022-2023

JA Inspire JA of West Kentucky 2022-2023

  Where: Virtual--Your Classroom or Home!
 When: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 8:00 AM

JA Inspire is more than a career fair, it brings together the business community and local schools and is designed to help launch 8th through 12th grade students, along with young adults age 18-25, into their futures: high school, college, and careers beyond.

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JA Inspire JA of West Kentucky 2022-2023
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Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of West Kentucky.

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