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Best Speakers from ORV & PNW

Congratulations to our JSA members who won Best Speaker gavels at Fall State in the Pacific Northwest and the Ohio River Valley.

Ohio River Valley

  • Andrew Bendick, Olentangy Liberty
  • Jonathen Beck, Dublin Scioto
  • Blair Carter, New Albany
  • Sarah Howard, Hamilton
  • Brian Yanone, Olentangy Liberty
  • Ryan Ackerman, Lakota East
  • Gene Kim, Worthington Kilbourne
  • Dominic Donnely, Lake Ridge Academy
  • Jacob Price, Chattanooga Christian
  • James Rogers, Olentangy Liberty
  • Daniel Seely, Upper Arlington
  • Edina Kovacs, Dublin Scioto
  • Reilly Johnson, Hamilton
  • Aleks Flory, Dublin Coffman
  • Jon Beck, Dublin Scioto
  • Steven Bass, Greenfield-Central
  • Daniel Dassow, Chattanooga Christian

 

Best Moderator (new) - Binta Phatty

Best Moderator (veteran) – Reilly Johnson

Pacific Northwest

  • Danielle Baxter
  • Liddy Boland
  • Elliot Boss
  • Julian Dukes
  • Julian Dukes
  • Spency Ervin
  • Priya Getchell
  • Teya Hisel
  • Sam Kehoe
  • Raj Kumar
  • Diane Lee
  • David Li
  • Angel Lin
  • Novia Liu
  • Jamie Margolin
  • Tara Mehra
  • Johnna Munsen
  • Alex Park
  • Christian Sailer
  • Anna Sharpiro
  • Darshil Shah
  • Kendall Smith
  • Andrew Tull
  • Jack Wampler
  • Helen Yin

Best Moderator – Phillip Wang

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October Chap Prez Webinar on Fundraising

This month’s webinar for Chapter Presidents and other officers and members of Cabinet will focus on fundraising.  With Fall State underway, Chapters are encouraged to use the approaching holiday season to maximize the philanthropy and energy.

National Fundraising Director Gamin Kim will host a webinar on Chapter Fundraising on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT.

Chapter presidents and officers are invited to join this session to learn how to plan easy and successful chapter fundraisers! Kim and a program director will walk you through the steps of planning several different fundraisers for your chapter.

Attendees also have an opportunity to share fundraising ideas that have been effective and ask any questions. This webinar is open to any student and chapter presidents should encourage their chapter cabinet, especially the director(s) of fundraising, to participate.

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Fall State’s First Best Speakers

Congratulations to our Best Speakers from SE and SoCal

 

Fall State is underway with the official kickoff and successful completion of conventions in the Southeast and Los Angeles region of Southern California. Congratulations to our JSAers picked as best speakers. Below is a list of our best speakers from Southern California and the Southeast.

In addition, this Fall State, the Council of Governors introduced the Governor’s Gavel debate, which selects the best speaker of the debate, Resolved that America can never overcome its legacy of racial injustice. The best speaker will be chosen at each Fall State and then the CoG will vote on the best speaker overall. Each state debate is being recorded.

Congratulations to our first winners of the Governor’s Gavel Debate, Alessio Luna of Southeast and Nicholas Hoxie of Southern California.

 

Southern California Los Angeles Best Speakers

Patrick Aimone, Servite High School

Emma Adams, Westlake High School

Kami Arabian, Pilibos Armenian School

Nareh Aghakhanian, Pilibos Armenian School

Jasmine Choi, Harvard Westlake High School

Caleb Crain, Palisades Charter High School

Harout Darzian, Pilibos Armenian School

Arek Der-Sarkissian, Pilibos Armenian School

Ethan Elasky, Westlake High School

Hayden Fithyan, McBride High School

Alan Garcia, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Fatima Giron, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Jamie Giron, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Jackson Grenier, McBride High School

Eleanor Halloran, Harvard Westlake High School

Diego Hernandez, Alliance Smidt Tech High School

Nicholas Hoxie, Compton High School

Brian Jang, Palisades Charter High School

Eric Jaszkowiak, John Burroughs High School

Saba Johnson, Palisades Charter High School

Louie Kahn, John Burroughs High School

Kyle Kalindian, Pilibos Armenian School

Ariana Kretz, John Burroughs High School

Victoria Salcedo, Alliance High School

Edgar Lopez, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Benjamin Vargas, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Katherine Matsukawa, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Ranferri Molina, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Aren Melkonian, Pilibos Armenian School

Arek Der-Sarkissian, Pilibos Armenian School

Leslie Navarette, Compton High School

Gabriel Odell, Garden Street Academy

Eunice Park, Oakwood High School

Sofia Rizkkhalil, Alliance Tennenbaum Tech High School

Samuel Silva, Alliance Tennenbaum Tech High School

Hannah Thacker, Santa Susana High School

Ravi Trivedi, Whitney High School

Joshua Wright, McBride High School

Ara Yacoubian, Pilibos High School

Katelin Zhou, Westlake High School

Maximilian Zekowski, John Burroughs High School

Anthony Antonyan, Pilibos Armenian School

Yeslie Barrios, Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School

Grace Chung, Faith Baptist High School

Misha Gureghian, Pilibos Armenian School

Zachary Hagen-Smith, John Burroughs High School

Jonathan Hernandez, Alliance Smidt Tech High School

Samantha Noh, Westlake High School

Raj Vora, Whitney High School

 

Best Speakers at Southeast Fall State

Dru Barcelo, Miami Lakes Educational Center

Sydney Edwards, Barron Collier High School

KJ Engasser, Land O’ Lakes High School

Jack Farley, Coral Springs High School

Jessica Jang, Land O’ Lakes High School

Kaitlyn Jenkins,  Land O’ Lakes High School

Alen Jimenez, Land O’ Lakes High School

Alessio Luna, Barron Collier High School

Sohan Malladi, John Long High School

Alexandra Reboredo, Miami Lakes Educational Center

Justin Streeter, Barron Collier High School

 

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JSA Hosts Fundraising Webinar on Summer School

JSA Hosts Fundraising Webinar on Summer School

It’s not too early to think about JSA Summer School. And JSA wants to help students get there.

For many years, students attending JSA Summer Programs have had tremendous success fundraising for their program tuition within their own communities. JSA will host its first Fundraising Webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT for individuals who want to learn the elements of successful fundraising.

Register now and plan to join us for this informative session to help you kick-start a successful campaign to raise the money you need for your Summer Programs tuition.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

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WEDNESDAY WEBINAR FOR JSA MEMBERS

On Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT, JSA will host a fundraising webinar just for JSA members. As a member of JSA, you are eligible for up to $2,250 in scholarships. Find out how you can win these, apply for additional merit and need-based scholarships while you raise funds.

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Fall State Pricing Guide

Pricing package details for all Fall State conventions are listed below.  Note that these prices apply only to chapters that register online using MyJSA. The paper registration fee is an additional $10 per student.  There is also a late fee of $15 per person for chapters that do not complete their registration by the registration deadline.

Fall State Pricing Package Details 2017

CONVENTIONEARLY REGISTRATION PRICESREGULAR REGISTRATION PRICES
Southern California
(Los Angeles)
Oct. 28 - 29, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Sept. 26

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $125.00
Standard Registration Period: Oct. 16

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $185.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $125.00
Southeast
Fort Lauderdale Marriott North
Oct. 28 - 29, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 3

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $120.00
Standard Registration Period: Oct. 16

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $185.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $120.00
Northern California
Santa Clara Marriott
Nov. 11 - 12, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 13

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $120.00
Standard Registration Period: Oct. 20

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $185.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $120.00
Ohio River Valley
Sheraton Columbus
Nov. 11 - 12, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 3

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $110.00
Standard Registration Period: Oct. 30

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $175.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $110.00
Pacific Northwest
Doubletree Seattle Hotel Airport
Nov. 11 - 12, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 3

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $200.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $100.00
Standard Registration Period: Oct. 30

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $175.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $225.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $100.00
Mid-Atlantic
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
Nov. 18 - 19, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 10

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $200.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $110.00
Teacher Package 3 - Private Room: $220.00
Standard Registration Period: Nov. 6

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $175.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $225.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $110.00
Teacher Package 3 - Private Room: $220.00
Southern California
(Orange County)
Nov. 18 - 19, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 17

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $125.00
Standard Registration Period: Oct. 31

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $185.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $125.00
Texas
Sheraton Austin Hotel
Nov. 18 - 19, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 25

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $165.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $215.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $160.00
Standard Registration Period: Nov. 6

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $200.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $250.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $160.00
Midwest
Madison Concourse Hotel
Dec. 2 - 3, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 24

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $150.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $215.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $100.00
Teacher Package 3 - Private Room: $220.00
Standard Registration Period: Nov. 20

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $175.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $240.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $100.00
Teacher Package 3 - Private Room: $220.00
Arizona
Tucson Marriott University Park
Dec. 9 - 10, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Nov. 13

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $165.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $110.00
Standard Registration Period: Nov. 20

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $175.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $110.00
Northeast
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
Dec. 9 - 10, 2017
Early Bird Registration Period: Oct. 31

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $165.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $210.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $160.00
Teacher Package 3 - Private Room: $320.00
Standard Registration Period: Nov. 7

Student Package 1 - Registration Fee: $200.00
Student Package 2 - Registration Fee: $250.00

Teacher Package 1 - Shared Room: No Charge
Teacher Package 2 - Private Room: $160.00
Teacher Package 3 - Private Room: $320.00


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