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Junior Achievement helps prepare students for careers

Winners of  the Junior Achievement and Bechtel Corporation awards. Schenectady High School 11th grader, Malik Butler for the JA "Build a Better World" video essay contest, Schenectady High School business teacher Diane Allegro JA Success Skills, Central Park International Magnet School 8th grader, Grace Canty and Central Park International Magnet School Science Teacher Amy Wright. The teachers were awarded $2000.00 each, to be used to purchase new technology for use in their classrooms and both the students received iPads respectively.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Winners of the Junior Achievement and Bechtel Corporation awards. Schenectady High School 11th grader, Malik Butler for the JA "Build a Better World" video essay contest, Schenectady High School business teacher Diane Allegro JA Success Skills, Central Park International Magnet School 8th grader, Grace Canty and Central Park International Magnet School Science Teacher Amy Wright. The teachers were awarded $2000.00 each, to be used to purchase new technology for use in their classrooms and both the students received iPads respectively.
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In addition to reading, writing and arithmetic, some students in the Schenectady City School District are trying to learn valuable skills to help them in the game of life. Managing money, exploring careers and developing communication skills are all part of the Junior Achievement program’s curriculum. Last year was the first year of a three-year, $365,000 grant that Bechtel, the parent company of Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, provided to implement the program in 11 locations ...


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