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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Shines the Spotlight on Local Volunteer, Nick Purkapile

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN - As the 2021-22 school year comes to a close, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA) would like to spotlight a local volunteer.

Nick Purkapile has been a Junior Achievement volunteer in Janesville, Wisconsin, since 2010. For the last 8 years, he has taught third graders at Roosevelt Elementary School about money.  The program, called JA Our City®, helps students learn about the choices people make with their money and helps them understand the importance of money to a city and its citizens.

“I’ve been in the banking industry for 20 years.  I understand how important it is to teach young people how to make smart choices with their money,” said Mr. Purkapile.  “It’s so gratifying when I see a student after our JA program is finished and they remember me and what I taught them.”

Mr. Purkapile began his career in banking as a teller in high school and worked his way up to management positions in Janesville banks.  He currently works for Finastra, a banking software company that helps transition banks to new programs that make bank processes more effective. 

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