Based on this application, JEA will select up to 10 students to meet with the president to discuss issues in scholastic journalism. The takes place in the JEA suite at the convention hotel and includes complimentary lunch. Participants will have the president’s attention for ideas and suggestions related to student and adviser needs in student media. Students selected for Lunch with the President are encouraged to produce some kind of piece based on the interview for publication at home in their student media. JEA will promote the finished pieces on the organization's website and social media accounts.