GTA Wins Second Place at 2022 Junior Achievement Awards Ceremony

(Tamuning, Guam) Wednesday, February 1, 2023- GTA’s Junior Achievement Team, Maila’ Ta Fan Daña, took home several awards during the JA Guam awards ceremony held at the Dusit Thani Guam on Saturday, January 29.  Maila’ Ta Fan Daña created upcycled pet toys.  Its mission is to bridge the gap between generations through pets, and its vision is to unify the community.

In addition, the team took home several awards, including first place for Product of the Year and second place for Best Annual Report, Best in Show, and Best Financial Practices.  Maila Ta Fan Daña’s Alex Gayle, a GTA Youth Leader finalist for SY 2022 -2023, was also awarded the President of the Year.

During the 16-week program, high school students learn the pillars of financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.  They’re tasked with creating a business, brainstormed and creating a product, working on marketing strategies, and selling their product at trade fairs.  In the end, they were taught how to liquidate their business. Mentors from GTA guided the JA students throughout the program.

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About GTA

GTA provides complete communications services in Guam. These include local and long-distance telephone service, 3G, LTE, and 5G mobility service, High Speed Internet Access, Dedicated Ethernet, Carrier-Class High Capacity Services over SONET and SDH networks, and advanced television, or IPTV. GTA operates a data center on Guam offering a secure, managed environment for customers who need an alternative site for business data storage. The company also runs Guam’s first locally owned cable landing station and data center in Piti.

Based in Tamuning, Guam, GTA is a U.S. and locally owned company and locally managed. The company’s website is

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