Framingham students complete Junior Achievement Academy

Students from Framingham High School were among 22 local high school students who recently completed Junior Achievement's JA Academy, a 12-week after-school program where highly motivated students explored the world of business by forming and managing their own company.

JA Academy participants were guided by a mentor team comprised of employees from the Boston office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Over the course of the twelve sessions, students elected their own board of directors, developed and executed a business plan, produced and sold a product, and held board meetings to report on their progress. Through the academy, students learned about such topics as teamwork, leadership, and goal setting, in addition to showing students how to execute the day-to-day operations of their venture.

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