Providenciale, 16 Oct 2014 – Junior Achievement is up and running, with training started today in the big South… the board of directors said there are 12 groups and 129 students now and all of the main islands are on board with the program. Wendy Hill of the Chamber of Commerce explained: “They will actually run a real business under the Junior Achievement program from October to June.”
Grand Turk’s training for leaders of the JA companies is next week October 23rd, while Providenciales will see JA training for the company leaders next week Friday and Saturday. The North Caicos date is to be announced. Sophia Thomas of Phenelon Management and a former director at TC Invest is running the leadership preparation courses.
There are two teams from GT, two teams from South Caicos, one team for North Caicos and seven teams set up in Provo. JA officially launches this Saturday at the Edward Gartland Youth Center at 11:30am.