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Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana Honors Volunteer Recognized for Outstanding Service

JA Volunteer Makes a Difference in the Lives of Young People in the Community

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Image caption: Jennifer Helgeson, Jeremy Haydon, and Barbara Byrd

Junior Achievement of Kentukiana proudly recognizes the exceptional dedication and service of Jeremy Haydon an employee with JP Morgan Chase for his outstanding contributions to Junior Achievement.

“Jeremy has been an invaluable part of making Junior Achievement so successful in Kentuckiana,” said Jennifer Helgeson, President of Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. “He has brought his personal and professional experiences to students in the community, helping them make the connection between what they are learning in school and what they will need to succeed in work and life.”

Jeremy has served as a volunteer with Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana since 2021, serving over 1,000 students in our region this year with a suite of programs focused on building credit, student loans, budgeting, and home ownership.  He serves as the community manager and ambassador for JP Morgan Chase and is a certified financial health coach.  

Locally, Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana serves more than 50,000 students each year with the help of over 2,000 volunteers.  Haydon is part of a local network of business and community volunteers who are helping young people develop the competence, confidence, and character needed for success in school, work, and life.

Jeremy Haydon was honored with the Inaugural Volunteer of the Year Award on March 7, 2024 at the Kentuckiana Business Hall of Fame.  This recognition is a testament to his dedication and commitment to our organization and the students we serve.

“Jeremy has helped reinforce the value of education to countless students,” Helgeson added. “He is a wonderful example of how one person can make such a huge difference in the lives of young people in our community.”

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