Junior Achievement is pleased to announce the winners of its Titan Business Challenge for 2021. The first place team was comprised of students Olga Burton and Aidan Dean from Beaver Island Community Schools. Each of the two students was awarded a $2,500 scholarship to the Haworth College of Business, WMU. The second place school was from Battle Creek Central High School led by sole team member Megan Wright. Wright received a $1,000 scholarship to Davenport University. Finally, third place was also awarded to Beaver Island Community Schools and their students Aedan Cole, Lemon Sage, Maggie McCafferty and Mason Tognetti.
High school students from across West Michigan competed in the Junior Achievement Titan Challenge on April 30th in a virtual environment to promote safety among the students. JA Titan is a web-based business simulation that encourages savvy decision making and day-to-day operation of a virtual company.
Special thanks to all of our Corporate and Individual sponsors who made this event possible: Supporting Sponsor – Meijer; Leadership Sponsors – Humphrey Products and Edwards Garment; Global Marketplace Sponsor – The Wiser Financial Group; R&D Sponsors – Priority Health, TCF Bank, Wells Fargo Advisors, Plante Moran, and Miller Johnson and finally team sponsors –BDO, Bill & Cheryl Coderre, BlueOx Credit Union, Borroughs Corporation, Brink, Key & Chludzinski, CTS Telecom, Fifth Third Bank, First National Bank of Michigan, Harding’s Markets, Mercantile Bank, MidLink Business Park, Mol-Son, LLC, Northwestern Mutual, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi, Old National Bank, Optimed Health Partners, Romence Gardens, SalesPage Technologies, Seber Tans, Team 1 Plastics, Tim & Tonia Williams, the Tyler Little Family Foundation, Charles Walker and Western Diversified Plastics.
Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy by providing work readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs to K-12 students.