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JA Guam Students place 3rd in JA China Belt & Road Innovation Camp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STUDENTS FROM JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT GUAM PLACE 3RD IN
JA CHINA’S 2021 BELT & ROAD YOUTH ONLINE INNOVATION CAMP! 

THIS WAS THE FIRST YEAR THAT JA GUAM PARTICIPATED IN THIS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION.  TITLE GUARANTY’S TEAM GINEFSAGA OFFICERS: MARK WANG AND JUSTIN JOSEPH, REPRESENTED GUAM WITH PRIDE AND WON THIRD PLACE DURING THE 2021 BELT AND ROAD YOUTH ONLINE INNOVATION CAMP COMPETITION.

THIS 6-WEEK VIRTUAL COMPETITION INVOLVED 114 STUDENTS FROM 14 COUNTRIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD INCLUDING AZERBAIJAN, CHINA, HONG KONG, GEORGIA, INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, PHILIPPINES, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, SERBIA, SINGAPORE, THAILAND, TURKEY, VIETNAM AND OFCOURSE GUAM, FORMING CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS TASKED TO IDENTIFY AN OPPORTUNITY FOR INNOVATION AND THEN TURNING THAT OPPORTUNITY INTO A SOLID SOLUTION. 

GLOBALIZING OUR YOUTH PROGRAMS IS THE ULTIMATE GOAL OF JA GUAM AS WE ARE ABLE TO CONNECT WITH STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.  IT IS A GREAT SYMBOL OF HOW ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS JA WORLDWIDE, JA ASIA PACIFIC AND JA EUROPE CREATE PARTNERSHIPS OF LASTING IMPRESSIONS UPON THE LIVES OF OUR YOUTH.

“JA GUAM IS EXCITED FOR OUR STUDENTS WHO REPRESENTED US WITH HONORS AND WISH THEM SUCCESS IN THEIR FUTURE ENDEAVOURS.  WE ARE PROUD OF THEIR ACHIEVEMENT IN THE INTERNATIONAL ARENA, WHICH SHOWCASED THE SKILLS AND HIGH LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE OUR STUDENTS’ POSSES, AS WELL AS THEIR CAPABILITY TO BE COMPETITIVE IN THE GLOBAL MARKET.” SAID JOEY MIRANDA III, JA GUAM BOARD CHAIRPERSON.

WHILE THE WORLD IS IN ISOLATION COMBATING THIS PANDEMIC, JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT IS PROVIDING INSPIRATION AND HOPE. 

Thank you very much again for giving us this opportunity to participate in the Belt and Road Innovation Camp this summer. It was very much a great learning experience for us.!”

Mark Wang, Senior, St John’s High School

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