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eighteen under 18: Ashtabula County

eighteen under 18: The Best and Brightest of Ashtabula County

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Where: Running Horse Farm
Time: 5:30 PM ET
In partnership with the Gazette Newspapers, JA’s 2nd annual eighteen under 18 awards event honors the most extraordinary young people in Ashtabula County. This event will showcase the county's young leaders who show an exceptional entrepreneurial spirit, and an overall impressive skill set. The eighteen nominees will be featured in the Gazette Newspapers, the JAEO website, and honored during a special ceremony at Running Horse Farm where they can network with local and county leaders.

Nominees must attend school in Ashtabula County (Ohio) and be between the ages of 10 to 18. Nominees must also be able to attend the eighteen under 18 reception event at Running Horse Farm on April 17, 2024. Involvement in JA programs is not required; however, involvement in JA programs is considered favorably during the evaluation process. Below you will find additional information on judging criteria, which are broken down into three categories.

1. Innovative Spirit- a student who possesses:
-Initiative to meet a defined problem/need for a group or customer through a solution-oriented approach
-An innovative mindset that encourages creative thinking, experimentation, and tolerable risk
2. Leadership- a student who possesses:
-Leadership Skills
-Team Work
3. Community/School Involvement- a student who possesses:
-Sense of caring for and about others
-Community Awarenes

The deadline for nominations is February 29, 2024.

To purchase tickets or become a sponsor for the eighteen under 18 awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at Running Horse Farm (Geneva, Ohio), please click the "Tickets and Sponsorship Opportunities" button below!

For additional information, please contact (or) 330.539.5268 ext. 104

18 Under 18 Ashtabula County- Additional Information


Eighteen Under 18 Standing Ovation Sponsor

Eighteen Under 18 Leadership Impact Sponsor

Eighteen Under 18 Business Connections Sponsor

Eighteen Under 18 Community Superstar Sponsor

Eighteen Under 18 Aspirational Mentor Sponsor

Eighteen Under 18 In-Kind Sponsor

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