National Award Recognizes Superior Performance across Key Metrics

Junior Achievement USA® (JA) has recognized the staff and board of directors of Junior Achievement of Chicago with the 2015-16 Peak Performance Team Award. The Peak Performance Team Award was created to recognize outstanding performance by a local Junior Achievement office team during the past fiscal year.

To qualify for the award, a JA Area office had to demonstrate a strong financial position and positive student growth. Recipients recognized with the award have achieved the highest combined level of student growth, increased market share and total revenue growth.

“The board of directors and staff of Junior Achievement of Chicago are proud to receive this recognition for working for a cause we feel passionate about— giving students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship,” said Sandy Daffé, President of Junior Achievement of Chicago.

During the 2015-2016 school year, Junior Achievement of Chicago reached 554,742 students in 12 counties.