Today, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington announced the winners of the 2016 Junior Achievement Essay Competition. This year's competition was intense, as over 1,000 qualified answered this year's question: "George Washington or Dr. Dre: Who would you consider a greater entrepreneur and why?"
The JA of Greater Washington student entrepreneurs who created Pick-Me-Up were recently named as one of the top 10 finalists for the JA National Student Leadership Summit, which takes place on Capital Hill this coming summer.
Apple Federal Credit Union has agreed to continue their partnership with Junior Achievement of Greater Washington as the Credit Union Storefront at JA Finance Park Fairfax County.
The modern economy is complex. There are so many investment options available to individuals and family to save for the future, many people can be overwhelmed. But as the Credit Union Storefront partner, Apple Federal Credit Union teaches these young people a priceless lesson: that saving early and saving often is key to financial freedom in the future.
Together, let's inspire this generation to be better prepared for success than any generation in history. Let's prepare them to take on their destiny with passion and confidence. Let's equip them to run businesses, lead nations, make discoveries, and change our world. But most of all, let's give them hope to see what's possible.