Archive for Alumni News

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 @ 5:19AM

Honor Roll Announced

Each year we celebrate the roughly 300 individuals within the JSA community that form the backbone of financial support for our programs. We call it the Distinguished Giving Honor Roll. As the Junior State’s most generous supporters, their gifts last year allowed us to serve more than 11,000 students across…

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Friday, April 29th, 2016 @ 10:27PM

Graduating Seniors Profile

We’re pleased to usher in our new class of alumni. In the next couple of months, our graduating class of JSA seniors will be finishing up their finals and preparing themselves for their futures. In this feature, we interviewed several seniors to learn about what they hoped to do next….

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 6:23PM

We Shot for the Stars at Our Los Angeles Fundraiser

We were starstruck last Saturday. Who were the stars? Our incredible students, alumni and JSA advocates. At the California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion in Los Angeles, the Junior State of America dined under the space shuttle Endeavour to raise funds for our youth leadership programs.            …

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Monday, February 22nd, 2016 @ 11:46PM

5 Tips and Tricks I Learned from a Political Journalist

We love featuring the voices of alumni. After graduating from the Junior State of America, Monica Sampson (AZ ’14) now attends Arizona State University at the Walter Conkite School of Journalism as a college sophomore. She double majors in theatre. We’re featuring her guest post on jumping up from her…

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Thursday, February 11th, 2016 @ 7:54PM

Junior Statesmen Foundation Welcomes Four New Members to their Board of Directors

The Junior Statesmen Foundation is pleased to announce and welcome our new members to the board of directors, including three alumni and a JSA parent. Each have been highly involved in the organization in the past, and contribute insightful and strong thought partnership to our board. The Junior Statesmen Foundation…

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Monday, December 28th, 2015 @ 6:10PM

Alum David Knatcal on Giving Back—with His New JSA Chapter

David Knatcal (SoCal, Downtown Magnets H.S. ’86) was a Junior State chapter member and summer school attendee, and will never forget his experiences. It made such an impact on him that he’s now a JSA Teacher Advisor at Burroughs High School in Burbank, California, educating his students in civic engagement. In this…