January 10, 2013
Shown are Ron Carroll, left, Austintown Rotary president, and Michele Merkel, Junior Achievement speaker. Austintown School Superintendent Vince Colaluca introduced Merkel at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Austintown. Merkel said JA invests in education, serving more than 600 classrooms in the area. Austintown Middle School, led by teacher Michelle Porter, is planning a JA Day on May 10. They need 30 volunteers and financial contributions to help them teach six lessons about the economy and world trade. Photo is Special to The Vindicator.