The Junior Entrepreneur award recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding business acumen, growth, leadership and entrepreneurial spirit while participating in JA Company Program. This award is open to those who held executive positions in their student company during the 2022-23 school year.
Four executives will be awarded $2500 each to further their post-secondary education. Student executives must be nominated by their JA Company Program mentor(s) or host teacher.
Award winners will participate in a live interview about their experience at the annual Business Laureates of British Columbia Hall of Fame Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremonies on May 30, 2023.
Nominators are asked to answer the following questions:
- What was the nominee’s greatest achievement during their time in JA Company Program that demonstrated their business acumen, leadership or entrepreneurial spirit?
- What is the nominee’s greatest strength or quality that will benefit them as an entrepreneur or business leader in the future?
- Why do you think the nominee deserves the JABC Junior Entrepreneur Award?
The awards are adjudicated by senior members of the business community including the sponsors of these award, JABC board members or other JABC partners.