FORGE is delighted to announce that Katie McCrary has recently accepted a board position with Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South, bringing her wealth of experience and commitment to fostering youth development and education particularly in the area of workforce readiness.
Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a variety of hands-on, experiential programs, JA empowers students to make informed financial decisions, develop entrepreneurial skills, and explore potential career paths.
Katie McCrary, a seasoned professional known for her dedication to community growth, is a valued addition to the Junior Achievement Board. Her extensive background in the construction industry and workforce readiness aligns seamlessly with JA’s mission to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for future success.
“I am thrilled to be joining the JA board of directors. My passion for education and commitment to community development align perfectly with Junior Achievement’s mission and goal which is, Every Child World Ready!
In addition to this exciting board appointment, Junior Achievement announced its expansion into Mississippi, marking a significant step in broadening the organization’s impact across state lines. This expansion reflects JA’s commitment to reaching more students and fostering a culture of entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and workforce readiness.
Junior Achievement programs are designed to bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world, providing students with practical skills that will serve them well in their future endeavors. By bringing JA to Mississippi, the organization aims to empower even more young people to achieve their full potential.
For more information about Junior Achievement of Memphis and its programs, please visit https://jamemphis.org/.