Mayor of Elizabeth Swears In Mayor of JA BizTown

This post originally appeared on WWW.NJ.COM/SUBURBANNEWS <http://bit.ly/1LACotT> .On May 14, the Honorable J. Christian Bollwage of Elizabeth swore in the Mayor of JA BizTown, a fifth-grade student from Jerome Dunn Academy for Math, Technology, and the Arts School Number 9 who was elected by his peers prior to their field trip to the JA BizTown <http://bit.ly/1rlF9Wt> simulation.[Photo courtesy of NJ.COM, SUBURBAN NEWS. On May 14, the Honorable J. Christian Bollwage of Elizabeth swore in the Mayor of JA BizTown, a fifth grade student from Jerome Dunn Academy for Math, Technology, and the Arts School Number 9 who was elected by his peers prior to their field trip to the JA BizTown simulation. Pictured (center) Mayor Christian Bollwage, City of Elizabeth, shoulder to shoulder with Jerome Dunn Academy for Math, Technology, and the Arts School No. 9 Mayor of JA BizTown, are with City Hall employees, Sebastian de Voogd, fifth grade educator (back row), and Catherine Milone, JANJ President (back row). (courtesy photo)]On May 14, the Honorable J. Christian Bollwage of Elizabeth swore in the Mayor of JA BizTown, a fifth grade student from Jerome Dunn Academy for Math, Technology, and the Arts School Number 9 who was elected by his peers prior to their field trip to the JA BizTown simulation.(Photo courtesy of NJ.COM, SUBURBAN NEWS. ) Mayor Bollwage also addressed the 60+ students who were ready to role-play for the day in a variety of jobs in the 14 volunteer-assisted storefronts comprising this simulated mini-town, acting as CEOs, CFOs, utility workers, news reporters, Quest Diagnostics lab technicians, MetLife financial service managers, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Wellness Coaches, NJ Credit Union tellers, UPS workers, Walmart sales managers, and more. Mayor Bollwage left them with the advice to have a good time while learning to run a community.Since the programs pilot in spring 2014, Junior Achievement of New Jersey <http://bit.ly/1Iih4dy> gives real-world learning opportunities to fifth and sixth graders through JA BizTown. Beginning with in-class lessons and culminating in a day-long simulation field trip, JA BizTown is a standards-based, no-cost solution for schools in New Jersey.

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of Black Forest.

Donate Volunteer Request A Program

Any questions? Contact us!



We use cookies to provide you a personalized experience. How we do this is by analyzing user behavior on our site and sharing data with our advertising and analytics partners. You consent to our cookie policy if you continue to use this website.