>Junior Achievement

Mission Statement

The mission of Junior Achievement District of Kearney is to provide an ongoing program of Junior Achievement classes for the Kearney Public Schools elementary schools. The coursework will teach financial literacy, workplace readiness and entrepreneurship.
 

Overview

The Junior Achievement District of Kearney is a district of Junior Achievement of Lincoln, Inc. The District of Kearney has grown from a pilot program in 2012 to reaching nine of the ten elementary schools, the middle schools and high school in Kearney Public Schools, as well as one Senior High Class at Amherst High School. In 2016-2017, JA will impact approximately 3,000 students with 130 volunteer instructors. 
 

Board of Directors

Governed by a local board of directors comprised of business and community leaders, with support from the Business & Education Committee of the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce. The following is a list of board members: 

  • Heather Brummels - Chairperson
  • Marty Madden - Vice Chairperson & Treasurer
  • Jan Rodehorst - Past Chairperson
  • Angie Fransk
  • Chelsea Feusner
  • Kelly Christensen
  • Kim Geiser
  • Levi Rogers
  • Lindsey Connot
  • Nancy Osterbuhr
  • Renae Zimmer
  • Ryan Carson
  • Scott Ehmke
  • Shanna Schulte
  • Shawn Patsios 
  • Susan Losey
  • Vicki Harper
  • Wendy Kreis

2015-2016 Donors and Sponsorship Form

We Thank Our JA Kearney Donors!

Chairman ($5,000+)
  • The Theodore G Baldwin Foundation
  • Ron and Carol Cope Foundation
  • Monsanto Fund
Director ($2,500-4,900)
  • US Bank
Stockholder ($700-1,399)
  • Affiliated Brokers Insurance
  • Baldwin Filters/CLARCOR Foundation
  • Cash-Wa Distributing Co. 
  • The Development Council of Buffalo County
  • Holiday Inn/Younes Conference Center
  • Midway Auto Group
Friend ($100-699)
  • AAA
  • Bang Salon & Spa
  • Barney Abstract & Title
  • Beacon Insurance
  • Bruce Blakenship
  • Chris, Michelle, Emma & Eli Bond
  • Dorothy Bowman
  • Frank Bruner, LLC
  • Carrie Callan
  • Central Nebraska SCORE
  • Central States Agronomics
  • Century 21 Midlands
  • Chief Agri Industrial
  • Eakes Office Solutions
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Deb Eickhoff
  • Exchange Bank
  • Fanatics Sports Bar
  • Five Nines Technology
  • Fort Theatre Dentistry, Walter Martin
  • Thomas and Mary Henning
  • HyVee/Caribou Coffee
  • Teresa Ibach
  • Investment Property Exchange Inc.
  • Jacobsen, Orr, Lindstrom & Holbrook
  • Kearney Federal Credit Union
  • Kearney Hub
  • Kearney RV Park &Campground
  • Brad Kernick
  • Jeff Kreycik
  • Bruce Lear
  • Marty Madden
  • Regina A. McCann
  • Tamara McCann
  • Midlands Contracting
  • Nelnet Foundation
  • Jonathan Nikkila
  • NorthWestern Energy
  • Old Towne Enterprise LLC
  • Carol Renner
  • Darren & Jennifer Robinson
  • Keith and Jan Rodehorst
  • Russell's Appliances & Electronics
  • Shanna Schulte
  • Julie Stepanek
  • Sun Tan City
  • Vertical Focus Realty
  • Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors
  • Ward Laboratories Inc.
  • Jeff & Betty Warren
  • Craig and Nancy Weber
  • Dallas and Carolyn Wegner
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Janice Wiebusch
  • Yellow Van Cleaning and Restoration
  • Dave & Renae Zimmer
Classroom Sponsor ($350)
  • Affiliated Brokers Insurance
  • Armagost Financial Group
  • B&H Investments, DBA Culligan
  • BD Construction
  • Chief Agri Industrial
  • Curb-It, Inc.
  • Farm Bureau Financial Services, Don Snyder
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank
  • First National Bank
  • Heartland Bank
  • Hellman, Main, Coslor & Kathol
  • Kearney Power Sports
  • Kearney Tire and Auto
  • TCSM LLC DBA Kearney RV Park

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1007 2nd Ave  •  PO Box 607  •  Kearney, NE 68848
Phone: 308-237-3101