Local pair moves on to national JA tourney


Huntington North High School students Taylor Boxell (left) and Jason Ervin (right) qualified for the national Junior Achievement tournament, “J.A. Titan.” With them is Kyle F. Daugherty (center), economics teacher at HNHS. Photo provided.

A two-man team from Huntington North High School placed third in a regional Junior Achievement tournament, qualifying the pair to move on to the national competition.
HNHS students Taylor Boxell and Jason Ervin placed 20th out of 34 teams in the national tournament.

Economics classes from Huntington North, taught by Kyle Daugherty, competed in the regional "J.A. Titan" competition this spring. The students run their own businesses and competed against 92 other schools in northeast Indiana.

Boxell and Ervin advanced to the national contest, a first in Daugherty's 12-year career at HNHS. The national tournament included teams from Canada and Mexico in addition to teams from throughout the United States.