Global Excellence Award Nomination

Junior Achievement Bulgaria nominated for the 2009 J.B. Fuqua Global Excellence Award

Brussels, 4th June - Junior Achievement Bulgaria has been nominated for the JA Worldwide 2009 J.B. Fuqua Global Excellence Award along with eight other Junior Achievement organizations around the world:

Junior Achievement Azerbaijan

Junior Achievement Brazil

Junior Achievement Bulgaria

Junior Achievement Dominicana

INJAZ Egypt

Junior Achievement El Salvador

INJAZ Jordan

Junior Achievement Nigeria

Fundación Paraguaya



“This honor recognizes the JA Member whose inspiration, leadership, and performance best represents the core purpose and values of JA Worldwide;” explains Sean C. Rush, President & CEO, JA Worldwide®

The finalists have been selected against the following award criteria:

1. Member in Good Standing with JA Worldwide.
2. Member in existence a minimum of five years.
3. Average student growth rate, in the previous five years, of at least 20%.
4. Positive net asset position, as reflected in annual audits.
5. Participation in international events and support of other Members.

The award recipient will be announced on Thursday, July 23, during JA Worldwide Celebration Week 2009.

Caroline Jenner, CEO, JA-YE Europe adds; “It comes as no surprise to me that the team at Junior Achievement Bulgaria have been shortlisted for this award – their organization has continually developed to become the leader in entrepreneurship education in Bulgaria whilst also playing a key role in the European network and beyond. Congratulations!”