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Erica Kimsey is the new director for Junior Achievement of the New Ulm Area Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to offering innovative financial literacy, college and career readiness, and entrepreneurship education. The New Ulm Advisory Board has 9 active members. Erica is currently based at her home and travels to public and private schools in New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Nicollet. The elementary school program consists of five lessons (30-45 minutes per lesson) that are delivered weekly. The middle and high school programs run six to twelve weeks, depending on the specific curriculum chosen. Junior Achievement programs equip students with the skills needed to succeed in school and in life. They teach students to manage money, how to prepare for a successful career, and how to start businesses that create jobs. The non-profit has between 1,500-3,000 students participating depending upon the year. Junior Achievement traditionally has a spring bowling fundraiser.
Pictured here are: Marie Guggisberg from Weelborg Chevrolet, Erica Kimsey from Junior Achievement and Jan DeLeo from Sid’s Signs on Broadway