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Junior Achievement

Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Kansas 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.

Partners, begin here

JA of Kansas Spotlight

View the details for Skills to Achieve

Skills to Achieve

  Where: Washburn TECH
 When: Thursday, October 06, 2022 9:00 AM

Join us at Washburn TECH to discover your pathway from high school to career. Open to all Juniors and Seniors in high school, we'll take a look at the career paths in automotive and diesel repair, construction, early childhood education and healthcare. Also, take part in soft skills training on resume writing, interviewing skills, communication and what the right career might be for you.

To get your high school involved, contact Colleen Bisel at

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Skills to Achieve
View the details for Lawrence Bowl-A-Thon 2022

Lawrence Bowl-A-Thon 2022

  Where: Royal Crest Lanes
 When: Friday, October 14, 2022 4:00 PM

Join us at Royal Crest Lanes on October 14-16 for a FUN filled weekend of bowling, retro costume contests, 50/50 raffles and prizes! There are 3 Days to choose from with many different bowling times available.

Want to find out all the details? Join us for our Retro Bowl Kickoff Luncheon on Tuesday, August 23 from 12:00-1:00 at Wayne & Larry's Bar and Grill to get all the important information to form your teams. Contact JA at to RSVP for the luncheon by Friday, August 19th!

All proceeds raised will help Lawrence JA provide educational programs for the children in Douglas County!

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Lawrence Bowl-A-Thon 2022
View the details for Wichita Pickleball Tournament 2022

Wichita Pickleball Tournament 2022

  Where: Chicken N Pickle
 When: Saturday, October 15, 2022 11:00 AM

Pickle ballers rejoice! The 2nd Annual JA Wichita Pickle Ball Tournament is coming to Chicken N Pickle on October 15. Make sure to update your calendar and be ready to play!

Get your team of 2 ready to register as we only have room for 24 teams!

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Wichita Pickleball Tournament 2022
View the details for Topeka Derby Auction

Topeka Derby Auction

  Where: Bettis Sports Complex Event Center
 When: Thursday, October 27, 2022 5:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of mint juleps, experiences and wooden horse racing!

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Topeka Derby Auction
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