Junior Achievements open house teaches attendees about program - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Junior Achievements open house teaches attendees about program

(Erica Bivens / KPLC) (Erica Bivens / KPLC)
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

Junior Achievement of Southwest Louisiana hosted an open house Thursday for anyone interested in learning more about the program.

Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides in-school and after-school programs for students in grades K-12. JA offers educational programs that focus on three key content areas: entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy.  

Attendees also learned just what students in the program do.

KPLC's Erica Bivens will have more on later editions. 

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