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Junior Achievement Wichita to induct 3 into business hall of fame

Junior Achievement of Wichita will induct three members into the Wichita Business Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

This year’s honorees are: Patricia G. Koehler, president of JR Custom Metal Products, Inc.; Steve Clark, president of Clark Investment Group; and J.V. Lentell, vice chairman of Intrust Bank.

Criteria for the selections include business excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, inspiring leadership and dedication to the community.

The event begins at 7:15 p.m. at Wichita Hyatt.

Junior Achievement Wichita also will honor Nita Hansen of Cox Communications with the Othal Vrana Volunteer of the Year Award.

The Fran Jabara Scholarship will be awarded to Aubree Howerton of Northwest High School.

And the Velma Wallace Memorial Recognition Award will be made to Cox Communications.

Junior Achievement is a program for teenagers that involves the business community volunteers and educators, who together help teach young people about the business world.