Upcoming Junior Achievement Events


Penguin Plunge

Mar 07, 2015

Show your support for JA and take the Penguin Plunge! Join community leaders for an icy cold plunge into an outdoor pool to benefit area students with JA's financial literacy programs.

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Chili & Cheese Luncheon

Nov 06, 2014 643 Bar & Grill

$5 per person - includes Wendy's chili, grilled cheese, Coca Cola and dessert. Pep rally for WKU Football Homecoming begins at 11 AM. Rally speech by Coach Brohm, introduction of senior players and Homecoming candidates, and Big Red and WKU cheerleaders at noon. 


For more information, please call Junior Achievement at 782-0280 or the WKU Alumni Association at 745-4395.

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JA Golf Classic

Sep 22, 2014 Sep 23, 2014 Crosswinds Golf Course


This event, presented by Wendy's, gives you a chance to benefit Junior Achievement and to hit the course at the same time!  You can take part in the four-person scramble, and have chances to win prizes for different feats like:

  • Closest to pin on all Par 3's
  • Longest Drive on Hole #10
  • Amazing Hole in One prizes, including a new car
  • Random Prize Drawing



20th Annual Mini Corvette Challenge

May 03, 2014 National Corvette Museum

Created in 1995, the Mini Corvette Challenge is a fundraising and awareness-building event for Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky.


JA Business Hall of Fame

Spring 2015

In 1992, the Business Hall of Fame was created to honor the lives and accomplishments of extraordinary South Central Kentuckians.  Hall of Fame laureates are nominated by members of the community, and then selected by an independent committee.
Over the years, Junior Achievement has honored sixteen individuals who epitomize five key standards of excellence:
    •    Entrepreneurial spirit and achievement
    •    Exceptional role model for youth
    •    Economic impact on area
    •    Business leadership
    •    Commitment to the goals of Junior Achievement
The Business Hall of Fame, presented by BB&T, is displayed at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green, KY.