Junior Achievement of Wisconsin has named Susan Peterson as the new director for the Coulee Region District serving La Crosse County.
Peterson will continue her current responsibilities for the Northwest District serving 20 counties in northwestern Wisconsin.
Orginally from Onalaska, Wisconsin and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Peterson says she is looking forward to working with the education and business communities in the area.
More than 4,000 students will participate in the Coulee Region in 2013-14, 18,000 in the Northwest District.
Peterson was recently awarded the "Super Nova" by Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. The award recognizes excellence in representation of the Junior Achievement purpose, core values, and delivery of strategic priorities of the organization.