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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 @ 12:13PM

Entrepreneurship for Good

We often hear stories from our alumni about how the JSA experience truly impacts their lives and careers. Here’s one example: After serving as JSA Midwest Lieutenant Governor and later working with USAID, David Simnick had the crazy idea to start making soap in his basement. With hard work and…

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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 @ 3:14PM

A JSA love story

It’s election season here at JSA, and we’ve got a great story about why it’s so important to run a clean campaign. In 2003, Allison Lindenberg ran for governor of JSA’s Mid-Atlantic State. Robbie Toll, of the same graduating class, served as the campaign manager for Allison’s opponent. Little did…

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Saturday, March 1st, 2014 @ 12:00PM

A Welcome from Daniel Ingram

Welcome to your new JSA Alumni Association website! My name is Daniel Ingram, the new Chair of the JSA Alumni Association. I graduated from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School in Scotch Plains, NJ in 2006, and during my time in JSA, I was honored to serve as Mid-Atlantic State Governor, and…

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Friday, February 21st, 2014 @ 12:00PM

Study Released: JSA’s Impact

In Fall 2013, JSA partnered with the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) to analyze the results of the 2013 JSA Student Census, a survey administered to over 1,700 high school students who participated in JSA’s 2012-13 Summer and School Year programs.CIRCLE’s analysis demonstrated the…

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Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 @ 11:50AM

Dale Estey Carries on JSA Tradition

Suzanne Dale Estey (Roosevelt H.S. ’88) embodies the strong belief we all share that democracy is most effective when, as leaders, we seek office to affect positive change. She recently captured our imagination through her run for political office as a candidate for the Seattle Public School Board. Though Suzanne…

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