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The 2011 North American Junior Achievement Company of the Year Competition (COY) was held in Washington, D.C. from July 26 - 28, 2011. Of the fifteen teams participating in this event, eleven were from the United States and four were from Canada.

The goal of the JA Company of the Year Competition is to create a signature showcase for Junior Achievement and the high school students who benefit from the impact of the JA Company Program®. This annual celebration of success will allow young people to demonstrate their business acumen and spirit of entrepreneurship in a competitive environment which will engage business, education and policy leaders as well as the national media.
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1.  A.B.C. – A Beautiful Creation
Union Collegiate Academy at Union High School, Tulsa, Oklahoma
2.  Eco-Eventerprise – Second Place Winner
Harmonium Epicentre Team Center (afterschool program), San Diego, California
3.  Gripperz, a JA Company
Harrisburg High School, Harrisburg, South Dakota
4.  Kinextions
Chinese Community Center, Houston, Texas
5.  L.Y.M.E. (Leave Your Mark Everywhere) – First Place Winner
High School for Recording Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota
6.  Mugshot
Junior Achievement of Northern Alberta and NWT (afterschool program), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
7.  Nutritious & Delicious
Memphis Business Academy, Memphis, Tennessee
8.  P.I.G. Financial
Bishop Grandin High School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
9.  Push It
Caesar Rodney High School, Camden, Delaware
10.  ReZold
JA Fellows Program, Sandy Springs, Georgia
11.  Spectra - FedEx Access Award Winner
Western Canada High School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
12.  S.W.A.P. – Students with a Plan
Hueytown High School, Hueytown, Alabama
13.  Treats for Troops
Fort Zumwalt South, O’Fallon, Missouri
14.  Ubuntu
Concorde Gate, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
15.  Viking Enterprises, Division 12 – Third Place Winner
Hoover High School, North Canton, Ohio
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