Junior Achievement Bahamas pays courtesy call at OPM

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis met with student achievers, Board members and administrators of Junior Achievement (JA) Bahamas during a courtesy call at the Office of the Prime Minister on Friday 7 February.

The Prime Minister spoke with students about the progress of their business ventures in JA. He also heard from JA chairman, Mr. Philip Simon, board director and administrators about development plans for the organization, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020.

Junior Achievement is a leading youth development organization in The Bahamas dedicated to fostering youth innovation, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, college preparedness and work readiness. Over the past 40 years, its programmes have been operated in various islands across The Bahamas.
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Pictured with the Prime Minister, Mr. Philip Simon, JA Bahamas chairman (far left);  executive director, Tammy Lecky (centre); Creselle Dean, programmes manager; Donovan Moxey, board director; Michelle Evans, board director; Shanda Curry, accounts and administration; Jasmine Joseph, programme assistant; Taneae Hanna, administration; Lamar Matthews, public relations; Selena Archer, marketing, and; students achievers Dion Brown, Jr., of Kingsway Academy, Amya Fowler of St. Anne’s School and Joshua Deveaux of Queen’s College.