Junior Achievement of Vermillion announces 2011-12 board members

Junior Achievement of Vermillion is proud to announce that Ric Rasmussen, Rasmussen Motors is serving as the board chair for 2011-2012. 

Kevin Haselhorst, First Dakota National Bank was recently elected to the JA Vermillion Board.

Other members serving on the board include:  Shannon Fairholm, Vermillion School Board; Dr. Mark Froke, Vermillion School District; Will Kennedy, Clay County Extension Office; Scott Munger, PrintSource; Cinda Passick, Jolley Elementary; Paul Preister, Bank of the West; John Prescott, City of Vermillion; Lynne Roach, University of South Dakota; Layne Stewart, Clay County Emergency Management; Craig Thompson, Thompson Law; Alexis Tracy, Union County State Attorney�s Office and Dr. Mel Ustad, Governor�s Office of Economic Development. The Junior Achievement of Vermillion Board was established in 2004.

Over 25 JA volunteers from the Vermillion business community entered 14 classrooms in the Vermillion School Districts during the 2010-11 school year.  These classroom volunteers served as role models and taught nearly 300 students about personal finance, entrepreneurship, and work readiness using hands-on activities to supplement standard classroom curricula. 

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