FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2018) – Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and The Lee County Bar Association are teaming up to present Law Day 2018 to local high school students on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Lee County Courthouse, located at 1700 Monroe St. in Fort Myers.
Participants will get an inside look at law-related careers, learn about the legal system in an interactive and fascinating way, and observe the justice system in motion.
“Law Day offers a wonderful opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at our legal system in action, and the best way to explore a potential career path is to experience it firsthand,” said Angela Fisher, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida. “We are ecstatic that the Lee County Bar Association continues to join forces with Junior Achievement to present this successful program.”
The program is free to Lee County high school students. Registration is required by Thursday, Feb. 1. For more information, please call 239-225-2590 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Junior Achievement:
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future and make smart academic and economic choices. Junior Achievement programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches 4.8 million students per year in more than 100 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.6 million students served by operations in over 100 countries worldwide. Locally, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida partnered with more than 280 classroom business volunteers during the 2016-2017 school year to provide more than 10,600 students with Junior Achievement programs in excess of 440 classes throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. For more information on Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org, call 239-225-2590 or email email@example.com.