Junior Achievement of Vermillion is proud to announce that Ric Rasmussen, Rasmussen Motors, is serving as the Board Chair for the 2013-2014 year.
Tasha Anderson, University of South Dakota, and Joe Hoose, SESDAC, were recently elected to the JA Vermillion board.
Other members serving on the board include Shannon Fairholm, Vermillion School Board; Sarah Wolforth, Jolley Elementary School; Dr. Mark Froke, Vermillion School District; Paul Preister, Bank of the West; Ric Rasmussen, Rasmussen Motors; Lynne Roach, University of South Dakota; Layne Stewart, Clay County Emergency Management; and Craig Thompson, Thompson Law. The Junior Achievement of Vermillion Board was established in 2004.
More than 20 JA volunteers from the Vermillion business community entered 17 public and private classrooms in the Vermillion School District during the 2012-13 school year.
These classroom volunteers served as role models and taught more than 300 students about personal finance, entrepreneurship, and work readiness using hands-on activities to supplement standard classroom curricula.
In addition, 18 executive-level volunteers impacted 353 high school students with ethics education through JA Excelling through Ethics.