JA Company PALUMA wins Company of the Year
HAGATNA, GUAM – JA Guam announced today that 2017 JA Company Program has concluded.
This island wide high school program unlocks the innate ability in students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community by launching a business venture – unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit.
An awards ceremony recognizing this year’s students’ accomplishments was held at the Bank of Guam headquarters in Hagatna on Saturday, Jan 13. Awards presented include:
Company of the Year – PALUMA, sponsored by Bank of Hawaii
2nd place Company of the Year – Fulfill, representing Simon Sanchez High School
President of the Year – Rachel Lin, St. John’s High School
Finance VP of the Year – Jose Hernandez, FDMS
Production VP of the Year – Bradley Bautista, SHS
Marketing VP of the Year – TJ Ngitong, SSHS
Highest Return on Investment – Fulfill, representing Simon Sanchez High School
Product of the Year – Paluma, sponsored by Bank of Hawaii
Best in Show – Paluma, sponsored by Bank of Hawaii
Best Annual Report – Paluma, sponsored by Bank of Hawaii
Best Commercial – Fulfill, representing Simon Sanchez High School
Best in Technology – Shoa Co sponsored by ASC Trust
Beth Lizama, Executive Director of JA Guam said “Both PALUMA and Fulfill will represent JA Guam at the JA Asia Pacific Company of the Year competition in Beijing, China in March. This annual celebration of success allows young people from this region to demonstrate their business acumen and spirit of entrepreneurship in a competitive environment which will engage business, education and regional leaders as well as the media. On behalf of the JA Guam Board, thank you to our company sponsors, students, parents, teachers, UNITED and all our corporate donors who helped make this program successful.”
Junior Achievement of Guam is a non-profit organization that has served more than 5,000 Guam students since 1976.