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What is Beyond the 12?

Beyond the 12 is an opportunity for students to showcase what they’ve learned through Junior Achievement of Washington by financially empowering their peers. A program in partnership with the Allstate Foundation.

A Junior Achievement of Washington and Allstate Foundation partnership.

Up to $10,000 in Scholarships are available! Apply for a Beyond the 12 Scholarship today!

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Up to $10,000 in Scholarships are available! Apply for a Beyond the 12 Scholarship today!

Apply for Scholarships

A Junior Achievement of Washington and Allstate Foundation partnership.

Empowering Washington’s Youth for a Better Tomorrow

22.8%

Nearly 1 out of 4 WA high school students won’t graduate

77.2%

WA is below the nationwide average for high school graduation rates.

55.9%

of WA students do not graduate college in four years.

20%

JA Alumni have income that is 20% higher than that of their peers.

67%

JA Alumni are 67% more likely to have an advanced degree.

Are You Financially Fit to Go Beyond the 12?

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Test your knowledge to be selected for $100 toward a BECU savings account and $1,000 for your school!

Are You Financially Fit to Go Beyond the 12?

Take the Quiz!

Test your knowledge to be selected for $100 toward a BECU savings account and $1,000 for your school!

“We were not taught financial literacy in school.”

“People with low financial literacy standards are often unable to take their ideas and create assets out of them. We were not taught financial literacy in school. It takes a lot of work and time to change your thinking and to become financially literate.”

Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

“We were not taught financial literacy in school.”

“People with low financial literacy standards are often unable to take their ideas and create assets out of them. We were not taught financial literacy in school. It takes a lot of work and time to change your thinking and to become financially literate.”

Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

Beyond the 12 Scholarship

Consider the above quotation and the importance of financial literacy. As a graduate of one of Junior Achievement’s high school programs, you have a lot of insight on this subject and can provide your peers with an invaluable lesson. Using innovative formats (video, prezi, ibook, powerpoint), create a financial literacy lesson for high school students across Washington State. Share your entry on this website by July 1st, 2017, to apply for this scholarship.

The scholarship rewards are as follows:

First Place: $5,000 Scholarship and $10,000 for Your School
Second Place: $3,500 Scholarship
Third Place: $1,500 Scholarship

Beyond the 12 Scholarship

Consider the above quotation and the importance of financial literacy. As a graduate of one of Junior Achievement’s high school programs, you have a lot of insight on this subject and can provide your peers with an invaluable lesson. Using innovative formats (video, prezi, ibook, powerpoint), create a financial literacy lesson for high school students across Washington State. Share your entry on this website by July 1st, 2017, to apply for this scholarship.

The scholarship rewards are as follows:

First Place:
$5,000 Scholarship and $10,000 for Your School

Second Place:
$3,500 Scholarship

Third Place:
$1,500 Scholarship

Your Opportunity to be Awarded a $5,000 Scholarship!

Begin Your Scholarship Application!

Junior Achievement Programs

Junior Achievement’s kindergarten through grade 12 programs—in the core content areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy—ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century. Click on the headings below to learn more about the programs offered by Junior Achievement.

High School Programs

Successful preparation for college and career (9th – 12th grades). Offers the following lesson series: JA Be Entrepreneurial, JA Personal Finance, JA Career Success, JA Economics, JA Exploring Economics, and JA Titan.

Middle School Programs

Shaping a vision for success in education, work, and life (6th – 9th grades). Offers the following lesson series: JA It’s My Future, JA Global Marketplace, JA Economics for Success, and JA Finance Park.

Elementary School Programs

Elementary school curriculum that builds a foundation for success (K-6th grades). Offers the following lesson series: JA Ourselves, JA Our Families, JA Our Community, JA Our City, JA Our Region, JA Our Nation, and JA BizTown.

JA Inspires and Prepares Young People to Succeed in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy.

Read the news for an hour and you will find a consistent theme: economic and workplace change is happening at a scale never experienced before. At the same time, our children are ill-prepared to enter college and the workforce. To learn more about why this matters, JA programs, and volunteer opportunities, click the button below.

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Junior Achievement Programs

Junior Achievement’s kindergarten through grade 12 programs—in the core content areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy—ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century. Click on the headings below to learn more about the programs offered by Junior Achievement.

High School Programs

Successful preparation for college and career (9th – 12th grades). Offers the following lesson series: JA Be Entrepreneurial, JA Personal Finance, JA Career Success, JA Economics, JA Exploring Economics, and JA Titan.

Middle School Programs

Shaping a vision for success in education, work, and life (6th – 9th grades). Offers the following lesson series: JA It’s My Future, JA Global Marketplace, JA Economics for Success, and JA Finance Park.

Elementary School Programs

Elementary school curriculum that builds a foundation for success (K-6th grades). Offers the following lesson series: JA Ourselves, JA Our Families, JA Our Community, JA Our City, JA Our Region, JA Our Nation, and JA BizTown.

JA Inspires and Prepares Young People to Succeed in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy.

Read the news for an hour and you will find a consistent theme: economic and workplace change is happening at a scale never experienced before. At the same time, our children are ill-prepared to enter college and the workforce. To learn more about why this matters, JA programs, and volunteer opportunities, click the button below.

Learn More

Allstate’s Washington Agency Force

Local Allstate agents are committed to helping Washington youth with financial education.

Allstate’s Washington agency force is committed to making a positive impact in their community and beyond. Junior Achievement, The Allstate Foundation, and Allstate’s Washington agency force are working together to inspire the next generation of leaders and history makers to help create a promising future powered by financial literacy, leadership, and service.

Allstate’s Washington agency force is passionate about making sure every child in Washington receives the economic and financial education they deserve. We believe Good Starts YoungSM and Beyond the 12 is one way we can help Washington youth succeed beyond high school and help them be future leaders in a global economy. To help educate Washington youth, local Allstate agents invite you to contact them about how they are volunteering and giving back to their communities and help more people. Please choose an agent below to visit their website, and reach out to learn how to get involved.

Allstate Foundation
Jeremy Olson

Jeremy Olson

Seattle
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Mike McGuinness

Mike McGinness

Kirkland, Shoreline & Lake Stevens
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Terri Couette

Terri Couette

Yakima
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Michelle Tullius

Michelle Tullius

Lynnwood
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Michelle Lee

Michelle Lee

Kent
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Casey Huber

Casey Huber

Yakima & Sunnyside
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Terry L. Johnson

Terry L. Johnson

Kennewick
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Greg Schlagel

Greg Schlagel

Kennewick, Tri-Cities, Moses Lake Spokane & Spokane Valley
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David Baum

David Baum

Lacey
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Don Schlagel

Don Schlagel

Mount Vernon & Arlington
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Andrew Zesiger

Andrew Zesiger

Auburn & Edgewood
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Mike Beardsley

Mike Beardsley

Auburn
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Family First Insurance

Family First Insurance

Lynnwood
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Marcy Johnson

Marcy Johnson

Port Orchard
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Janelle Suson

Janelle Suson

Seattle
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Neil Tarte

Neil Tarte

Seattle
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Francesca Moceri

Francesca Moceri

Maple Valley
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Allen Livingston

Spokane
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Victor Kloch

Victor Kloch

Everett
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Melody J. Grondahl

Melody J. Grondahl

Everett
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Greg D. Belvill

Greg D. Belvill

Everett
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Pam Fisher

Stanwood
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Christopher Price

Christopher Price

Seattle
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Tam Le

Tam Le

Seattle
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Karen Hutton

Karen Hutton

Lynnwood
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Dennis Bolger

Dennis Bolger

Lynnwood
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Ken Madison

Ken Madison

Kirkland
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Kristian Landon Suson

Kristian Landon Suson

Renton
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Jean Landon Suson

Jean Landon Suson

Seattle
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Annette Booth

Annette Booth

Mount Vernon
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Machelle Colligan

Machelle Colligan

Walla Walla
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Casey Wassell

Casey Wassell

Longview
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Amy Jensen

Amy Jensen

Bellingham, Ferndale
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Trish Nicholls

Trish Nicholls

Spokane
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Mike Burns

Mike Burns

Vancouver
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Peter Hong

Peter Hong

Lynnwood
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Robert Hartman

Robert Hartman

Bellevue
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Darlene Morales

Darlene Morales

Olympia
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Bill Love

Bill Love

Federal Way
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Shannon Gonsalves

Shannon Gonsalves

Bremerton
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Keith Partington

Keith Partington

Everett
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