AT&T Partners With Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

HOUSTON, July 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas (JASET) is proud to announce that AT&T has renewed its support of financial literacy in the greater Houston area. AT&T has continued its support of JA Finance Park as the official wireless sponsor. This funding will allow middle and high school students in Southeast Texas the opportunity to better their future through hands-on, experiential financial literacy programs.

The 2014-2015 school year marks the 10th consecutive year that AT&T has supported Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas.

"We are excited to continue our partnership with AT&T through this program that is essential to our youth," Rick Franke, President of Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas said. "Nearly 100 years ago, AT&T helped found Junior Achievement. I am very proud that this commitment to the community and our youth continues strongly today."

About Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas is the greater Houston area's largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network of 12,500 adult role models, JA of Southeast Texas provides in-school and after-school programs for students in grades K-12 which focus on entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy. Today, JA of Southeast Texas reaches more than 292,000 students in approximately 800 schools. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Media Contact: Charley Tauer Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas 713.682.4500, ext 234 ctauer@jahouston.orgSource:Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas