Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada Honors Their 2018-2019 Volunteers & Community Partners

Las Vegas (July 2, 2019) – Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada honored their 2018-2019 local volunteers and community partners with an award ceremony at their Summer Spirit Soiree on Saturday, June 22 at the Space.

In a room filled with JASN donors and guests, Shanice Stevens, the education engagement specialist said, “We are very proud to honor the winners for their time and dedication.”

Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada 2018-19 award recipients are:

  • Volunteer of the Year – Denise Polsfut
  • Community Partner of the Year – Beverly Givens, CCSD Director of School Community Partnership Program
  • Large Company of the Year – UNLV Lee Business School
  • Small Company of the Year- ReliaQuest
  • School of the Year – Dell H. Robison Middle School
  • Teacher of the Year – Thomas Rohnkohl, Silverado High School

“Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada is proud to recognize the 2018-2019 volunteers and community partners who continue to impact our community with their acts of kindness and time commitment to support JASN.” said Michelle Jackson, president of Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada.


Junior Achievement is in its 100th year of operation (100 years, 100% ready) nationwide. Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Inc. was founded locally in 1996. The current local programs span grades K-12, with age-appropriate curricula. At the elementary level, students learn about their roles as individuals, workers and consumers while focusing on key life skills like the importance of saving and the difference between wants and needs. Middle and high school students learn about key economic principals, workforce issues they will face, personal budgeting and credit. Junior Achievement’s office is located at 1921 N Rainbow Blvd. on the second floor of Nevada State Bank. For more information visit JASNV.org. Like Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter