For more than 2,567 students in Whitley County, JA programs are an exciting addition to their classroom curriculum. They are preparing for economic success, and they are discovering the connection between what they learn in school and how it can be applied in the real world.

To join us as a volunteer, contact Maureen Shippy at (260) 414-8034 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To make a donation to ensure this learning continues, click here.

Events

Denim Days For JA - November 2017

 If you are interested in participating in this community wide event, please contact Maureen Shippy, (260) 414-8034, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ja golf

Annual Golf Classic: June 16, 2017

Mark your calendar now to participate in this event, held at Eagle Glen Golf Course.

Annual Car Show: Saturday, August 5, 2017 

In downtown Columbia City, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. around the courthouse. Proceeds benefit our Whitley County students participating in Junior Achievement. You can register at the gate for $15 or pre-register for $10 by July 5th.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers

Teresa Ladd, TKLadd Architects (President)
Lara Burita, Baden Gage & Schroeder (Vice President)
Julie Copeland, Superior Essex (Secretary)
Scott Duffitt, Starr CPA & Associates (Treasurer)

Members

Baily Beiswanger, Micropulse, Inc. 
Sandy Benedict, Columbia City High School
Ashley Casey, Parkview Health
Heidi Darley, STAR Financial Insurance
Carrie Hoffman, Parkview Whitley Foundation
Linda Hyndman, ProFed Credit Union
Kari Riehle, Student, Hunington University 
Kevin Rothgeb, PNC Bank Churubusco
Kristin Rutledge, PDQ Workholding
Pamela Smith, Whitley County Government
Lisa Smith, Ivy Tech
John Snyder, Principal, Whitko High School 
David Uchtman, Smith Green Community Schools

Teen Members

Grace Cotter, Columbia City High School
Ceci Gierscher, Churubusco High School
McKenzie Hart, Churubusco High School
Hannah Porter, Whitko High School 

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