NEWS

JA Guam Summer Sesh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT GUAM SUMMER SESSION OFF TO A GREAT START! 

BANK OF HAWAII, TITLE GUARANTY AND DELOITTE & TOUCHE ALL JOINED FORCES WITH JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT GUAM TO OFFER FREE SUMMER EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS RANGING FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL TO UNDERGRADUATES.

THE STUDENT POPULATION LOST VALUABLE LEARNING HOURS SINCE THE ONSET OF THE COVID PANDEMIC.  JA GUAM KNEW THAT IT WAS TIME TO LAUNCH A SUMMER PROGRAM IN RESPONSE TO THIS DEFFICIENCY AND NONE OF THIS COULD BE MADE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF OUR CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS.

“For 11 years, Bank of Hawaii has been proud to partner with Junior Achievement Guam in presenting financial literacy sessions to students. Our employee volunteers teach economic and entrepreneurial programs providing students with opportunities to learn the role money plays in today’s society, which sets them on the path to making smart decisions about managing their finances. We look forward to our continued support of JA and the great work they do in our community.”

SAYS ERLINDA ALEGRE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, MARKET EXECUTIVE, BANK OF HAWAII.  BOH RECENTLY OFFERED “MORE THAN MONEY” FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP TO 38 STUDENTS FROM AGUEDA JOHNSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL.

“I am extremely proud of the Team’s commitment to the Belt and Road, as well as to the Middle School projects during your Summer breaks.  Both will be great experiences and significant resume building opportunities. Make Guam proud!”

SAYS SHIN TAIRA, DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY AND PROCESS, TITLE GUARANTY. TITLE GUARANTY’S STUDENT COMPANY WON 2ND PLACE DURING THIS YEAR’S STUDENT COMPANY PROGRAM COMPETITION AND THEY ARE NOW REPRESENTING GUAM IN A VIRTUAL “BELT AND ROAD INNOVATION CAMP COMPETING WITH STUDENTS FROM ELEVEN MEMBER COUNTRIES INCLUDING CHINA, KOREA, HONG KONG, GEORGIA, PHILLIPINES, SINGAPORE, TURKEY AND VIETNAM. 

THIS TEAM IS SCHEDULED TO ADMINISTER A MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM CALLED “JA ECONOMICS FOR SUCCESS” AND IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER ONLINE: JA-GUAM.ORG

DELOITTE AND TOUCHE CONDUCTED A RESUME / INTERVIEW COURSE FOR THE JUNIOR ACCOUNTANTS OF UNIVERSITY OF GUAM.  MANY OF THESE PROGRAMS WILL BE OFFERED YEAR ROUND BUT WE ARE PROUD TO PROMOTE OUR 3 PRIMARY PILLARS OF LEARNING: FINANCIAL LITERACY, JOB READINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP.

***END OF RELEASE***

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